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March 1945

CYCLOPIA COMPLETA AND ARHINENCEPHALIA COMPLETA WITH UMBILICAL HERNIA IN A FULL TERM CHILDREPORT OF A CASE

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1945;33(3):217-223. doi:10.1001/archopht.1945.00890150061009
Abstract

Recently there came into my hands the case history and excellent photographs of a human monster at term with cyclopia completa, arhinencephalia completa and umbilical hernia. The materials were brought to me by Mr. Daniel B. Levy, a student in the University of Virginia Medical School, who obtained them through the courtesy of Dr. H. M. Digges, of Suffolk, Va., the attending physician. The specimen is of special interest because it was one of those extremely rare monsters in which there is absolutely no trace of a nose, and yet aside from this defect and the presence of the cyclopean eye the face shows only a slight degree of abnormality.

Hannover (1882) collected the reports of 103 cases of cyclopia in man which had been published up to that time.1 Examination of the reference to cyclopia in man in the Quarterly Cumulative Index Medicus and in the "Index Catalogue

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