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Congenital diaphragmatic hernia with probable autosomal recessive inheritance in an extended consanguineous Pakistani pedigree.
  1. S J Mitchell,
  2. T Cole,
  3. D H Redford
  1. Neonatal Unit, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK.


    We report four cases of congenital diaphragmatic hernia occurring in two generations of a consanguineous Pakistani family. The affected subjects resembled no recognised genetic syndrome. This family provides further evidence for possible autosomal recessive inheritance of congenital diaphragmatic hernia in some cases.

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