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RETRACTED ARTICLE: Stickler syndrome Report of a second Australian family

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Three cases of Stickler Syndrome (hereditary progressive arthro-ophthalmopathy) in a family are described. This disease is caused by a dominant gene with incomplete penetrance, and shows variability in its symptomatology and clinical and radiographic findings among members of the same families. The radiographic appearances, although seldom diagnostic, are often suggestive of the disease or supportive in doubtful cases.

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  • 10 July 2020

    The Editors have retracted this article [1] as is it is not clear whether parental consent was provided for publication of the images and case. Given the age of the article we have been unable to verify this, therefore the article is no longer available online in order to protect the privacy of the individual. Both authors agree to this retraction.

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Kozlowski, K., Turner, G. RETRACTED ARTICLE: Stickler syndrome Report of a second Australian family. Pediatr Radiol 3, 230–234 (1975).

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