Article Text

Download PDFPDF
A large family with patent ductus arteriosus and unusual face.
  1. H R Davidson
  1. Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical Genetics, Yorkhill, Glasgow, UK.


    A large family is described in which patent ductus arteriosus in association with an unusual facial appearance affected nine family members in three generations. The segregation pattern suggests autosomal dominant inheritance with incomplete penetrance with respect to the PDA. The facial features included a broad, high forehead, flat profile, and short nose with a broad, flattened tip.

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.