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Combined Inheritance of Purpura Simplex and Ptosis in Four Generations of One Family

BEN FISHER, GERALD H. ZUCKERMAN, ROBERT C. DOUGLASS

Abstract

Clinical observations are presented on 11 members of a family in which hereditary familial purpura simplex and congenital ptosis coexist in 6. These persons represent 4 generations of dominant genetic transmission of both traits.