A term female infant has a right-sided pedunculated tongue mass, cleft palate, and microcephaly (Fig 1).
Born to a 26-year-old multiparous woman
Pregnancy was complicated by chronic hypertension. Results of prenatal screening and anatomy scan were unremarkable
Spontaneous vaginal delivery
Estimated gestational age: 39 0/7 weeks
Apgar scores: 8 and 9 and 1 and 5 minutes, respectively
The female infant was transferred to the mother-infant unit in the overseas military hospital and seen by the pediatrician who identified a tongue mass and cleft palate. A lactation specialist evaluated the infant and recommended feeding with a Haberman nipple. At 7 hours after birth, the infant had a cyanotic event that was witnessed by her parents when she was awake and appeared to be choking/gagging. She was transferred to the NICU for further evaluation and observation.
Heart rate: 127 beats/min
Respiratory rate: 46 breaths/min
Blood pressure: 61/37 mm Hg (mean...