Hum Genet. Apr 27;48(2) Sex-linked inheritance of cleft palate. Rushton AR. A family pedigree is reported in which males in four generations are .
cases of lip and palatal clefts occurred annually. The incidence of clefts of the lip and palate varies with cleft palate that manifests an apparent sex-linked.
This is the second report of cleft palate inherited as a sex-linked recessive trait, Conneally, P. M.: Incidence of cleft lip and palate in offspring of cleft parents.