Letter to the Editor regarding "Pentalogy of Cantrell: A Case Report of Probable Pentalogy of Cantrell in a Full-term Neonate"

Document Type : letter to the Editor


1 Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv; Medical College, Trakia University-Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

2 Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria

3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical Faculty, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria


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