F. EUGENE TUBBS, M.D.; LAMAR CREVASSE, M.D.; J. RUSSELL GREEN JR., M.D.
McIntosh (1) in 1933 described a patient who presented with ectodermal dysplasia, polydactyly, and chondrodysplasia. In 1940 Ellis and van Creveld (2) described 2 more patients with similar congenital anomalies who, in addition, had congenital heart disease. In this report they mentioned the original case described by McIntosh. Since then, some 34 cases have been described. We believe that the present report represents the thirty-fifth case of this syndrome to be reported and the first to be noted initially in an adult.
In an excellent review of the literature, Nabrady (3), following the classification according to Chauss (4), separated chrondroectodermal
F. EUGENE TUBBS, LAMAR CREVASSE, J. RUSSELL GREEN. Congenital Heart Disease in an Adult with the Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 1962;57:829–834. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-5-829
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