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PMID:  956265     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The clinical and radiographic features of twenty-two cases of ataxia-telangiectasia are reviewed. Severity of pulmonary manifestations tended to correlate closely with severity of immunodeficiency. Observations are made upon the problem of intercurrent malignancy in ataxia-telangiectasia. The radiographic studies of patients seen at the National Institutes of Health with A-T were reviewed retrospectively and correlated with degrees of immunodeficiency determined clinically. Three fairly distinct groups with high, intermediate and low incidence of sinopulmonary disease were found. Comment is made on the problem of increased malignancy in A-T and possible clues in the detection by the radiologist.
R S Francis; M Vermess; T A Waldmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Canadian Association of Radiologists     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0008-2902     ISO Abbreviation:  J Can Assoc Radiol     Publication Date:  1976 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-11-01     Completed Date:  1976-11-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505589     Medline TA:  J Can Assoc Radiol     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  92-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Ataxia Telangiectasia / complications,  radiography*
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes / radiography*
Lung Diseases / radiography
Paranasal Sinuses / radiography
Pneumonia / complications

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