The thoracoabdominal syndrome (TAS): A new X-linked dominant disorder

R. Carmi, A. Barbash, A. J. Mares

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We report on a family with a previously undescribed malformation syndrome. The syndrome is composed of diaphragmatic and ventral herniae, hypoplastic lung, and associated cardiac anomalies. The relative number of affected males and females and appreciably severer manifestations in males suggest an X-linked dominant inheritance.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)109-114
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Medical Genetics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • Cantrell pentalogy
  • X-linked dominant
  • abdominal wall defect
  • diaphragmatic hernia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics(clinical)


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