Variable expression of rib, pectus, and scapular anomalies with Robin-type cleft palate in a 5-generation family: a new syndrome?


We report on a 5-generation family with multiple musculoskeletal anomalies, including: Robin-type cleft palate, rib "dysplasia," scapular hypoplasia, and pectus excavatum. Robin-type clefts are known to be associated with various skeletal malformations; however, most of these include limb anomalies which are not present in this family. To our knowledge… (More)


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