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Congenital Plaque-Type Glomuvenous Malformations Associated with Fetal Pleural Effusion and Ascites


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Abstract:  Glomuvenous malformations are hereditary vascular anomalies, usually without extracutaneous involvement. We report two cases of extensive thoracic plaque-type glomuvenous malformation in newborns who had previously been diagnosed in utero with pleural effusion and ascites, suggesting a pathogenic link between the two conditions.

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