Multiple Pterygium Syndrome

Victor Escobar, David Bixler, Sonia Gleiser, David D. Weaver, Terry Gibbs

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Abstract

After treating a 12-year-old patient with multiple pterygium syndrome, we ascertained the minimal diagnostic criteria of pterygia in the neck, axilla, antecubital, and even popliteal areas; evidence supports autosomal recessive inheritance for this syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)609-611
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Diseases of Children
Volume132
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1978

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Multiple Pterygium Syndrome. / Escobar, Victor; Bixler, David; Gleiser, Sonia; Weaver, David D.; Gibbs, Terry.

In: American Journal of Diseases of Children, Vol. 132, No. 6, 06.1978, p. 609-611.

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Escobar, Victor ; Bixler, David ; Gleiser, Sonia ; Weaver, David D. ; Gibbs, Terry. / Multiple Pterygium Syndrome. In: American Journal of Diseases of Children. 1978 ; Vol. 132, No. 6. pp. 609-611.
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