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Landing-Oppenheimer syndrome

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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.


  • 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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