Upper cleft of the sternum.

P Bastos, A R de Sousa, R Nunes, M R Gomes

Abstract


Superior sternal cleft is a rare congenital malformation that should be repaired during the first weeks of life, while the thorax is still complaint. We report the case of a two-week-old neonate with superior sternal cleft and describe the technique used to close the defect.

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