Four generations of arteriohepatic dysplasia.

  title={Four generations of arteriohepatic dysplasia.},
  author={Douglas R. Labrecque and Frank A. Mitros and R. J. Nathan and Kenneth Gerald Romanchuk and George F. Judisch and George El-Khoury},
  volume={2 4},
Arteriohepatic dysplasia (AHD) is a multisystem disorder which is characterized by liver, heart, eye, and bony abnormalities. A characteristic facies is also present. The etiology is not clear, and some authors have favored an in utero toxin or infection as the cause. Other reports have shown parent-to-child transmission suggesting an autosomal dominant form of inheritance. This study documents the presence of AHD characteristics in four successive generations of a single kindred. Overall, 15… CONTINUE READING