The Meckel syndrome. Pathological and cytogenetic observations in eight cases


Eight new cases of Meckel syndrome, two of them occurring in the same family, are presented. Occipital encephalocele of varying extent, multicystic renal dysplasia not associated with urinary tract obstruction, and postaxial hexadactyly comprise the three basic features of this lethal syndrome with autosomal recessive inheritance. From our observations it… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00333528

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