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Marshall syndrome: a condition resembling congenital syphilis.
  1. B A Onile,
  2. A Rotowa,
  3. A O Osoba,
  4. O K Alausa


    Marshall syndrome (ectodermal dysplasia) was diagnosed in a 14-year-old boy and is thought to be the first case reported from West Africa. Because of the saddle-nose deformity and bilateral cataracts all patients suspected of having congenital syphilis should be investigated for ocular or auditory defects, which would confirm the diagnosis of ectodermal dysplasia.

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