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Since this paper was submitted for publication three additional reports have appeared, two of which represent typical examples of the syndrome. Husson and Parkman (1961) reported the case of a female infant dying at the age of four months with chondroectodermal dysplasia, obliteration of the upper labiogingival sulcus, and congenital heart disease. The heart lesions included anomalous pulmonary venous return, single atrium and a persistent left superior vena cava. There was no known consanguinity. In reviewing the cardiac lesions described in chondroectodermal dysplasia they include another case with anomalous pulmonary venous return described by Darling, Rothney and Craig (1957), which also showed chondroectodermal dysplasia and polydactyly, though details of the extracardiac malformations are not given. Nabrady (1961) described a four-year-old Hungarian girl with ectodermal defects involving the teeth and nails but not the hair, polydactyly, distal shortening of the extremities producing dwarfing, and typical radiological appearances of the long bones. There was presumptive evidence of a septal defect of the heart. There was no consanguinity, but the mother was considered to show a "forme fruste" of the condition. A necropsy report by Meitner (1961) of a newly born premature infant with multiple congenital malformations of organs of ectodermal, mesodermal and endodermal origin is of interest because these malformations included extreme polydactyly of hands and feet, absence of nails, chondrodysplasia, and trilocular heart. In many respects, however, the case is atypical of chondroectodermal dysplasia.

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