The combination of Dandy–Walker malformation, other central nervous system anomalies, and postaxial polydactyly has been reported previously in two pairs of siblings. We propose the name ‘Pierquin syndrome’ for this combination and we report a new patient with this disorder.
aDepartment of Pediatrics, Hospital Carlos Van Buren, Valparaíso
bDivision of Pediatrics, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
cGenetics Unit, Hospital Luis Calvo Mackenna
dGenetics Unit, Hospital Sótero del Río, Santiago, Chile
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Received February 13, 2012
Accepted November 23, 2012