A True Neonatal Tail with Limb Defect - A Rare Case Report
Ajay Vaid, Amar Singh Thakur, Mohit Bajaj.
Department of Pediatrics, Regional Hospital Kullu, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Abstract
A true neonatal tail, which is present in caudal region with no connection to spinal space containing only muscle, connective tissue and covered with skin, is very rare presentation. Till now less than 40 cases have been reported in literature worldwide. Limb deformity may be associated with neonatal tail. A male neonate born to primigravida mother with birth weight 2855 gm had a neonatal tail associated with varus deformity of right ankle and syndactyly of right 3rd, 4th, 5th toes.

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