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Article
August 1969

Congenital Deafness and Multiple LentiginesA Report of Cases in a Mother and Daughter

Author Affiliations

Baltimore; St. Louis; Baltimore

From The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The John F. Kennedy Institute for Habilitation of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped Child, Baltimore (Dr. Capute); the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis (Dr. Rimoin); The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (Drs. Konigsmark and Esterly); and the Department of Pediatrics, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and The John F. Kennedy Institute for Habilitation of the Mentally and Physically Handicapped Child (Dr. Richardson). Dr. Esterly is currently at the LaRabida-University of Chicago Institute, The University of Chicago.

Arch Dermatol. 1969;100(2):207-213. doi:10.1001/archderm.1969.01610260083015
Abstract

A kindred is presented in which an adolescent female and a mother are affected with profound hearing loss and generalized lentigines. This combination of lesions comprises a distinct syndrome probably inherited as a dominant trait and appears to be different from other syndromes involving deafness and pigmentary lesions.

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