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Adams-Oliver syndrome (Forrest H. Adams)

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Rare condition with congenital defects of head skin (aplasia cutis congenita) with terminal transverse defects of limbs, and skull defects of varying degree.

Description

Rare condition with congenital defects of head skin (aplasia cutis congenita) with terminal transverse defects of limbs, and skull defects of varying degree. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

    F. H. Adams, C. P. Oliver:
    Hereditary deformities in man due to arrested development.
    Journal of Heredity, Washington, 1945, 36: 3-8.

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