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Landing-Oppenheimer syndrome

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Lipidosis in children.

Description

Lipidosis in children, probably transmitted as an autosomal recessive trait, characterized by an increased susceptibility to infection and by ceroid infiltrations of the liver, spleen, and small intestine.

Bibliography

  • B. H. Landing, H. S. Shirkey:
    A syndrome of recurrent infection and ilfiltration of viscera by pigmented lipid histiocytes.
    Pediatrics, Evanston, Illinois, 1957, 20: 431-438.
  • E. H. Oppenheimer, E. C. Andrews, Jr:
    Ceroid storage disease in childhood.
    Pediatrics, Evanston, Illinois, 1959, 23: 1091-1102.

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