Author | James S. Leung, MD

Articles

Infant With Multiple Birthmarks and Hypertrophic Left Arm

September 13, 2010

Three-month-old boy with multiple birthmarks and hypertrophic left arm. Infant was born at 38 weeks’ gestation to a 33-year-old gravida 2, para 1 after an uncomplicated pregnancy and normal spontaneous vaginal delivery. Birth weight, 3.45 kg; length, 53 cm. Both parents healthy, nonconsanguineous. No family history of growth abnormalities. Father had port-wine stains on nape and chest.

Happy 4-Year-Old Girl With Developmental Delays, Hand Flapping

October 31, 2008

This 4-year-old girl was born to a 27-year-old gravida, 1 para 0 mother at 37 weeks' gestation via vaginal delivery. The pregnancy was uncomplicated. Apgar scores were 8 at 1 minute and 9 at 5 minutes. The child's birth weight, head circumference, and length were 3045 g, 33 cm, and 50 cm, respectively. Her mother noted global developmental delays (particularly in the areas of speech and fine motor skills), abnormal sleep habits, obstructive sleep apnea, and seizure disorder. Family history was unremarkable.