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Focal dermal hypoplasia associated with split sternumGoltz syndrome

Loguercio Leite, Júlio César; Faermann, Renata; Rodrigues Stein, Nina; Zandoná, Denise; Maegawa, Gustavo

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Focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome) is an unusual congenital mesoectodermal syndrome. We report on a baby girl with multiple malformations, including focal dermal hypoplasia, characteristic facial features, skeletal anomalies and split sternum.

Medical Genetics Service – Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Brazil. ECLAMC (Latin American Collaborative Study of Congenital Malformation): Hospital – A25

Correspondence and requests for reprints to Dr. Júlio César Loguercio Leite, Serviço de Genética Médica, Rua Ramiro Barcelos 2350 – Largo Eduardo Zaccaro Faraco, Bairro: Rio Branco, CEP: 90035-003, Porto Alegre – RS – Brazil

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Received 13 January 2004 Accepted 6 August 2004

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