Vertebral anomalies in a new family with ODED syndrome


Corresponding author: Darrel J Waggoner, MD, Department of Pediatrics, St Louis Children's Hospital, One Children's Place, St Louis, MO 6310. Tel: +1 314 4546093; fax: +1 314 4542075; e-mail:


We report a new family with oculodigitoesophagoduodenal syndrome (ODED syndrome), which associates microcephaly, abnormalities of the hands and feet, shortened palpebral fissures, tracheoesophageal fistula and duodenal atresia. In addition, previously unreported vertebral anomalies are described. This report further delineates the clinical and radiographic spectrum of this syndrome, providing useful information for diagnosis and family counseling.