Small for gestational age hypotonic newborn with multiple anomalies

E. Bozzola, P. Cippelletti, S. Savasta, L. Bollani, Mauro Stronati

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We report the case of a neonate affected by Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome (WHS). Usually, WHS is diagnosed late, when patients are investigated to evaluate the cause of their developmental delay; a clinical diagnosis is nevertheless feasible at birth when dysmorphic appearance is present, as in the case we report. In our opinion, if the WHS syndrome is identified at birth, it is possible to develop specific rehabilitation programmes to help and support both patient and family.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)59-61
Number of pages3
JournalItalian Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2007


  • 4p- syndrome
  • Chromosomal disorder
  • Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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