- Cantrell's pentalogy
- Cantrell's syndrome
- Cantrell-Haller-Ravitch syndrome
Abdominothoracic syndrome, thoraco-abdominal syndrome, thoraco abdominal wall defect syndrome.
A congenital sequence of thoraco-abdominal malformations combining midline supraumbilical abdominal defects, defects of the lower sternum, deficiency of the diaphragmatic pericardium, deficiency of the anterior diaphragm, and cardiac defects. 2/3 of the patients have muscular diverticulum of the apical portion of left ventricle. The syndrome affects both males and females and is apparent at birth or shortly after.
- J. R. Cantrell, J. A. Haller, M. M. Ravitch:
A syndrome of congenital defects involving the abdominal wall, sternum, diaphragm, pericardium, and heart.
Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Chicago, 1958, 107: 602-604.