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J Med Genet. 1979 April; 16(2): 157–159.
PMCID: PMC1012744

Anencephaly with diaphragmatic hernia in sibs.


Two sibs who both had anencephaly and diaphragmatic hernia are reported. The type of diaphragmatic defect seen in anencephaly may differ from the defect seen in other babies. It is important to perform a necropsy in anencephaly.

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