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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
Potter syndrome with an unusual cardiac anomaly
  1. Savit Prabhu1,
  2. Elanthenral Sigamani1,
  3. Prasenjit Das1,
  4. Arun Sasi2,
  5. Rajni Safaya1
  1. 1
    Department of Pathology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
  2. 2
    Department of Pediatrics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
  1. R Safaya, prasenaiims{at}


Potter syndrome is a congenital anomaly characterised by bilateral renal agenesis, pulmonary hypoplasia, cardiac, skeletal abnormalities and maternal oligohydramnios. Here we report a case of Potter syndrome with bilateral renal agenesis, pulmonary hypoplasia and complete transposition of the great vessels, which had been identified during a post-mortem examination. Although cardiac anomalies are known to exist with Potter syndrome, complete transposition of the great vessels has not been reported in the literature.

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