Atypical serum cholinesterase in a family with congenital distichiasis

H. F. Shammas, K. F. Tabbara, V. M. Der Kaloustian

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This paper describes the coexistence of genetically determined reduced cholinesterase activity and congenital distichiasis in the same family. The pedigree suggests that these two autosomal dominant diseases are segregated independently and do not show evidence of linkage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)514-515
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Medical Genetics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)


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