Shwachman-Diamond syndrome: a review of the clinical presentation, molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment

Lauri Burroughs, Ann Woolfrey, Akiko Shimamura
Hematology/oncology Clinics of North America 2009, 23 (2): 233-48
Shwachman-Diamond syndrome is a rare autosomal-recessive, multisystem disease characterized by exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, impaired hematopoiesis, and leukemia predisposition. Other clinical features include skeletal, immunologic, hepatic, and cardiac disorders. This article focuses on the clinical presentation, diagnostic work-up, clinical management, and treatment of patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome.

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