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Sir Denis Browne (1892–1967) and congenital deformities of mechanical origin
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    Oblique lie syndrome

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the paper by Dunn on Sir Denis Browne and his studies on congenital deformities of mechanical origin.(2)

    In 1992 we described a pattern of congenital postural deformities (3) originating from oblique lie of the fetus. The incidence is approximately 0.6% of live-born term infants. The oblique lie syndrome comprises unilateral flattening of the scull, ipsilateral mandibular...

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