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July 1969


Author Affiliations

Division of Oral Pathology University of Minnesota Minneapolis 55455

Arch Otolaryngol. 1969;90(1):115-116. doi:10.1001/archotol.1969.00770030117024

To the Editor.—In an issue of the Archives1 Ishii et al presented a 4-month-old girl with hamartoma of the tongue. In all likelihood, this child has oro-facial-digital (OFD) syndrome insofar as this is a common feature of the disorder, together with the fact that close inspection of the illustration shows a defect in the middle of the upper lip. The child also had an incomplete cleft palate which would be entirely compatible with the diagnosis of OFD syndrome.

Although cases of the oral-facial-digital

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