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Discordant, non-syndromic, congenital diaphragmatic defects in sibs.
  1. T I Farag,
  2. M A Issa,
  3. E S Mahfouz
  1. Jahra Regional Liaison-Community Genetics Programme, Maternity Hospital, Kuwait.

    Abstract

    We report an Arab sibship of two brothers with non-syndromic, congenital diaphragmatic defects (CDD). The first had an extensive, left, Bochdalek-type hernia and the second hemidiaphragmatic agenesis; these were verified by surgical exploration and necropsy respectively. The parents are healthy second cousins. Other reported discordant cases of CDD are briefly reviewed.

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