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September 1983

Thanatophoric Dysplasia With Cloverleaf Skull

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology (Dr Isaacson), Human Genetics (Dr Blakemore), and Obstetrics and Gynecology (Dr Chervenak), Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Dr Isaacson is now with the Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia.

Am J Dis Child. 1983;137(9):896-898. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1983.02140350070017

• Thanatophoric dysplasia with cloverleaf skull is a congenital anomaly characterized by a bizarre form of hydrocephalus and a uniformly fatal, short-limbed chondrodysplasia. We report a case of associated cardiac anomalies, with a review of all previous known reports.

(Am J Dis Child 1983;137:896-898)