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Familial occurrence of congenital laryngeal clefts
  1. P. D. Phelan,
  2. J. G. Stocks,
  3. H. E. Williams,
  4. D. M. Danks

    Abstract

    Two sibships of double first cousins in which 6 children had congenital laryngeal anomalies are reported. 3 of the children had proven congenital posterior laryngeal clefts, 1 had subglottic stenosis with a deformed cricoid cartilage, and it is likely that the other 2 also had posterior laryngeal clefts. It is suggested that the anomaly is inherited as an autosomal dominant.

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