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Spaet-Dameshek syndrome

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A syndrome marked by repeated severe, prolonged infections of the skin, mouth, throat, ears, paranasal sinuses, and lungs.

Description

A syndrome marked by repeated severe, prolonged infections of the skin, mouth, throat, ears, paranasal sinuses, and lungs. Other features include scar of previous infections, and splenomegaly of moderate degree. Onset between 14 and 67 years of age.

Bibliography

  • P. G. Hattersley:
    Chronic neutropenia. Report of case not cured by splenectomy.
    Blood, New York, 1947, 2: 227-234.
  • T. H. Spaet, W. Dameshek:
    Chronic hypoplastic neutropenia.
    American Journal of Medicine, New York, 1952, 13: 35-45.

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