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Jeune syndrome was first described as familial asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy in a pair of siblings with severely narrow thoracic cage by Jeune et al in 1955.1 It is a rare genetic disorder, with a poor survival rate beyond the neonatal period,2 known to be genetically heterogeneous and characterised by short limbs, underdeveloped iliac wings and a narrow rigid thoracic cage, which often results in asphyxiation.1 Survival has been reported to the fourth decade of life,3 with no race …
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