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Family implications of neonatal Gorlin's syndrome.
  1. D G Evans,
  2. D G Sims,
  3. D Donnai
  1. Department of Medical Genetics, St Mary's Hospital, Manchester.


    Two very preterm infants (born at 29 and 25 weeks, respectively) were found to have abnormal ribs. Though this was thought unimportant at the time, it was subsequently shown to indicate that some members of their families had a dominantly inherited risk of developing skin cancer and other serious problems.

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