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Ballard's syndrome

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A syndrome of unknown aetiology marked by hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, and pathologic fractures.

Description

A syndrome of unknown aetiology marked by hepatomegaly, splenomegaly, and pathologic fractures. Both sexes affected.

Bibliography

  • Harold Stanley Ballard, Louise M. Hamilton, Aron J. Marcus, Clarise H. Illes:
    A new variant of heavy chain disease (ยต chain disease).
    New England Journal of Medicine, Boston, 1970, 282: 1060-1062.
We thank Patrick Jucker-Kupper, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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