VATER (equivalent to VACTERL) is the non-random constellation of a number of congenital anomalies.


The prevalence of at least 3/5 anomalies occurs in 2.9 per 100,000 births:

  • 3 out of 5 anomalies: 79%
  • 4 out of 5 anomalies: 18%
  • all 5 anomalies: 3%

Article information

rID: 8293
System: Paediatrics
Section: Syndromes
Tag: cases, refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • VATER syndrome
  • VATER anomaly
  • VATER association

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 2
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