Dominantly inherited syndrome of microcephaly and congenital lymphedema

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Alberta Children's Hospital 1820 Richmond Road, S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2T 5C7 Canada

Abstract

A Chinese family is reported in which microcephaly and congenital lymphedema have been observed in at least 4 generations. This combination of symptoms can be presumed to represent a rare but well defined hereditary syndrome transmitted by an autosomal dominant gene.

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