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Congenital universal alopecia, mental deficiency, and microcephaly in two sibs
  1. R A Pfeiffer,
  2. J Völklein
  1. 1Institut für Humangenetik und Anthropologie, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Bismarckstrasse 10, D-8520 Erlangen, West Germany


    A brother and sister are reported who had congenital universal atrichosis, microcephaly, and mental retardation. Similar observations representing a rare nosological group are summarised. Heterogeneity is suggested. The pathogenesis of the individual syndromes is unknown.

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