Meckel-Gruber Syndrome Follow-up

Updated: Jul 28, 2017
  • Author: Parul Bhagwati Jayakar, MD, MS, FACMG; Chief Editor: Luis O Rohena, MD, FAAP, FACMG  more...
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Follow-up

Complications

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  • Pulmonary hypoplasia
  • Renal failure
  • Liver failure
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Prognosis

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  • The mortality rate is 100%.
  • Most die before or right after delivery, but those who survive longer might have less severe abnormalities.
  • Autopsy provides valuable information that aids in diagnosis and genetic counseling for future pregnancies.
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Patient Education

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  • Provide genetic counseling for future pregnancies.
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