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J Med Genet. 1991 April; 28(4): 277–279.
PMCID: PMC1016833

Short stature, brachydactyly, and Peters' anomaly (Peters'-plus syndrome): confirmation of autosomal recessive inheritance.


Two sibs with a phenotype characterised by short stature, brachydactyly, and ocular anomalies (Peters' anomaly) are reported (Peters'-plus syndrome). The consanguinity is in agreement with the proposed autosomal recessive inheritance.

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