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January 1925

A CASE OF SCAPHOCEPHALY WITH MALFORMATIONS OF THE SKELETON AND OTHER TISSUES

Author Affiliations

BOSTON
From the Children's Hospital and the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.

Am J Dis Child. 1925;29(1):51-58. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1925.04120250054004
Abstract

The case of M. F. here reported presents an extremely unusual association of skeletal anomalies with certain other developmental abnormalities.

REPORT CF CASE 

Family History.  —The father and mother of the child were living and well. The father was a rather short, stocky man, the mother was somewhat taller. Roentgen-ray pictures of the father's extremities were normal. Three other children and both parents showed no evidence of the condition exhibited by this patient. There was no history of tuberculosis, insanity or syphilis in the family.M. F., a girl, was born at full term, of normal delivery, the birth weight being 10 pounds (4.5 kg.). The patient was the smallest of all the children at birth. During the first three months of life she cried a good deal, but was always strong and vigorous and nursed well.

Past History.  —The patient was breast fed for eleven months, and was fed

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