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1. Observations on ninety-four persons with congenital coxa vara living in a Turkish village named Gonyeli in Cyprus are presented.

2. Various clinical and laboratory studies showed, in addition to the congenital coxa vara of varying severity, marked short stature and bowing of the lower extremities in almost all affected individuals and relative iliac hypoplasia and protrusio acetabuli in some.

3. Pedigree analysis indicates that this hitherto undescribed condition is inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.

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