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Oesophageal hiatus hernia in three generations of one family
  1. I. J. Carré,
  2. P. Froggatt

    Abstract

    A family is described in which eight members in three successive generations had a sliding type of oesophageal hiatus hernia (or partial thoracic stomach) as a sole anomaly. The trait in this family behaved as a strict dominant, manifesting the segregation of a single abnormal autosomal gene. Other possible aetiologies are discussed but considered unlikely.

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