The major criteria of CHARGE syndrome include coloboma, choanal atresia
, and/or characteristic ear anomalies (Chen, 2017).
Webbed fingers and toes, large floppy ears, choanal atresia
, nasolacrimal duct obstruction, cryptorchidism and inguinal hernia are some of the other frequent clinical findings.
Bedside flexible fiberoptic endoscopy and computed tomography (CT) identified bony choanal atresia
. Findings on chromosome analysis were normal, and the patient's twin sister was normal.
Unilateral congenital choanal atresia
and maxillary sinus development.
Patient Case 6 Case 7 Age/weight at MD 6 weeks/4.1 kg 10 months/9.1 kg Diagnosis PRS PRS Other conditions Choanal atresia
Pre-distraction Transferred with Prone/lateral airway management respiratory distress.
It has also successfully conducted bilateral choanal atresia
surgery ti save lives of newborn babies, said Francesca.
This constellation of defects can include choanal atresia
, imperforate anus, esophageal atresia, and cardiovascular defects, Dr.
Numerous other less common associations have been described, including choanal atresia
, vesicoureteric reflux, conductive hearing loss, and recurrent respiratory infections [1, 4, 6, 7].
Disorders such as Down syndrome, Pierre Robin syndrome (a disorder characterized by abnormally small jaw, displaced tongue, and cleft palate), choanal atresia
(absence of the opening from the nasal passage to the windpipe), and others, can cause associated sleep-disordered breathing.
Here we are presenting a case report of a neonate with CHARGE syndrome who underwent successful repair of choanal atresia
under general anaesthesia with invasive monitoring.
(2) Osteogenesis imperfecta patients present with multiple fractures; however, these are more severe than in pycnodysostosis, and have associated features such as choanal atresia
and blue sclera.
This suggested a diagnosis of bilateral choanal atresia
. The child's airway was maintained with a McGovern nipple.