The oto-palato-digital (OPD) syndrome in females

Robert J. Gorlin*, Andrew K. Poznanski, Ira Hendon

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The oto-palato-digital syndrome appears to be an X-linked trait with variable expression in the female heterozygote. This includes fullness of lateral supraorbital ridges, retarded growth, and the roentgenographic signs seen in males. To date, no female heterozygote has had cleft palate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-224
Number of pages7
JournalOral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Dentistry
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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