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Clinical Report

Setleis' bitemporal "forceps marks" syndrome in a Japanese family

DOI: 10.2340/0001555575479481


Setleis' syndrome is an uncommon inherited condition characterized by bilateral "scarlike" depressions on the temples and a wide spectrum of associated facial abnormalities. We report on a typically affected Japanese boy, whose mother and grandfather show a much milder expression of this disorder, suggesting an apparent autosomal dominant inheritance.


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