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A Case of Meningomyelocele in a Kindred with Multiple Cases of Spondylolisthesis and Spina Bifida Occulta
  1. Lowell E. Sever
  1. Department of Epidemiology and International Health SC-36, University of Washington Seattle, Washington, 98195, USA
  2. Center for Inherited Diseases, University of Washington Seattle, Washington, 98195, USA


    A child with meningomyelocele, and other spinal anomalies, was born to a woman with three sibs who had spondylolisthesis and whose father and two of his sibs had a history of back problems. The suggestion is made that these anomalies represent a pattern of autosomal dominant inheritance with variable expressivity.

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    • * This work was supported in part by NIH grant GM 15253.