J Al Talabani

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Between January 1992 and January 1995 a total of 24,233 babies born consecutively in Corniche Hospital which is the only maternity hospital in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE, were surveyed for the presence of major congenital malformations. A total of 401 infants (16.6/1000) had a major defect. Of these malformations, 267 (67%) were associated with an(More)
We report two sibs of consanguineous parents with multiple congenital abnormalities which include prenatal and postnatal growth retardation, anterior segment defects of the eye, arachnodactyly with other skeletal abnormalities, congenital heart disease and early lethality. We think this constellation of anomalies may represent a previously undescribed(More)
Schwartz-Jampel syndrome (SJS) is a heterogeneous autosomal recessive syndrome of myotonia and bone dysplasia. Two types have been recognised: the classical type with late infantile or childhood manifestation and a rarer form with neonatal manifestation. We report five families with a total of 11 children affected with severe neonatal SJS. All presented(More)
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