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A second case of Devriendt syndrome

Koenig, Rainera; Meinecke, Peterb; Fuchs, Sigruna


We report on a severely retarded female with Robin sequence, short stature, seizures, and a characteristic segmentation of the second metacarpal. A first patient with this rare combination has been published by Devriendt et al. (2000).

aInstitute of Human Genetics, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt

bClinical Genetics Unit, Altona Children's Hospital, Hamburg

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Received 20 August 2004 Accepted 8 October 2004

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