• Gorlin-Goltz: what's in a name?

      McNamara, T; Trotman, C A; Russell, K A; Regional Orthodontic Department, St James's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland. (1998-03)
      This paper describes the clinical features of two very distinct syndromes with similar names: Gorlin-Goltz and Goltz-Gorlin Syndromes. A case report is presented that highlights the differences between these syndromes. To avoid errors in diagnosis because of the similarity in names, the authors caution that, based on additional information now available, the preferred names should be Focal Dermal Hypoplasia syndrome for Goltz-Gorlin syndrome and Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma syndrome for Gorlin-Goltz syndrome.