Term newborn with microphthalmia, encephalocele and linear skin defect

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The presence of skin and ocular findings includes syndromes with X linked transmission, such as microphthalmia with linear skin defects (MLS) syndrome, focal dermal hypoplasia (Goltz syndrome), oculocerebrocutaneous syndrome, incontinentia pigmenti and Aicardi syndrome. We report the case of a term neonate with corneal opacities and unusual skin findings along with an encephalocele consistent with MLS syndrome.

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