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Leukocyte adhesion deficiency in a female patient without delayed umbilical cord separation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17489834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency type 1 (LAD-1), a rare disorder of neutrophil function, is classically characterised by delayed umbilical cord separation. We report a case of LAD-1 in a female infant whose umbilical cord separated within 2 weeks of birth and review the literature pertaining to the timing of umbilical cord separation.
Authors:
Emily C Webber; Joseph Church; Thomas H Rand; Ami J Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of paediatrics and child health     Volume:  43     ISSN:  1034-4810     ISO Abbreviation:  J Paediatr Child Health     Publication Date:  2007 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-10     Completed Date:  2007-08-15     Revised Date:  2007-09-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9005421     Medline TA:  J Paediatr Child Health     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  406-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Leukocyte-Adhesion Deficiency Syndrome / diagnosis,  etiology,  physiopathology*
Pseudomonas aeruginosa / isolation & purification
Umbilical Cord*

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