Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type IV: A new genetic syndrome in 3 sibs *

@article{Goodman1979AcrocephalopolysyndactylyTI,
  title={Acrocephalopolysyndactyly type IV: A new genetic syndrome in 3 sibs *},
  author={Richard M. Goodman and Melmuth H. Sternberg and Y Shem-Tov and Mariassa Bat‐Miriam Katznelson and Marjorie Hertz and Yaacov Rotem},
  journal={Clinical Genetics},
  year={1979},
  volume={15}
}
In 1909, Carpenter described 3 sibs with multiple malformations which included the key features of acrocephalopolysyndactyly. Noack, in 1959, reported on a father and daughter also exhibiting acrocephalopolysyndactyly. Although affected members in these two families shared certain physical features, they differed in others and also in their mode of genetic transmission. According to McKusick (1975), it is now preferable to refer to the autosomal dominant type as acrocephalopolysyndactyly Type I… 
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