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Congenital anal anomalies in two families with the Opitz G syndrome.
  1. J L Tolmie,
  2. N Coutts,
  3. I K Drainer
  1. Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical Genetics, Yorkhill, Glasgow.


    Five children from two families presented to a regional neonatal surgical unit between 1959 and 1984 with congenital anal anomalies and other malformations resulting from an autosomal dominant inherited condition, the Opitz G syndrome. This and other Mendelian causes of congenital anal malformations are briefly discussed in view of their importance for genetic counselling.

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