Sex-linked inheritance of cleft palate


A family pedigree is reported in which males in four generations are affected with midline isolated cleft palate. This is the second report of cleft palate inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait, and it emphasizes the importance of careful pedigree construction when counseling families of children afflicted with this disorder.

DOI: 10.1007/BF00286901

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@article{Rushton1979SexlinkedIO, title={Sex-linked inheritance of cleft palate}, author={Alan R. Rushton}, journal={Human Genetics}, year={1979}, volume={48}, pages={179-181} }