Lethal omphalocele-cleft palate syndrome

Lethal omphalocele-cleft palate syndrome is, as the name suggests, characterized by the association of omphalocele and cleft palate

Prevalence is assumed to be <1 per 1,000,000. It has been postulated that this syndrome is likely to be an autosomal recessive condition 1.

History and etymology

Czeizel described this syndrome for the first time in three daughters born of normal non-consanguineous parents 1.


Article information

rID: 37610
Section: Syndromes
Tag: stubs, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Czeizel syndrome
  • Lethal omphalocele cleft palate syndrome

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