Autosomal dominant inheritance of benign bilateral acromial dimples

Hum Genet. 1987 Jun;76(2):206. doi: 10.1007/BF00284925.


The presence of acromial dimples in two unrelated children is reported, neither of whom was affected by the 18q- syndrome. The family investigation revealed male-to-male transmission in one case, which has not previously been recorded.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child, Preschool
  • Female
  • Genes, Dominant*
  • Genetics, Medical
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Male
  • Shoulder
  • Skin / anatomy & histology*