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Schwannomatosis (MIM 162091) is a condition predisposing to the development of central and peripheral schwannomas; most cases are sporadic without a clear family history but a few families with a clear autosomal dominant pattern of transmission have been described. Germline mutations in SMARCB1 are associated with schwannomatosis. We report a family with(More)
This is the first reported case of fetal pericardial effusion in association with X-linked adrenoleukodystrophy and hypocortisolism from a nonautoimmune cause. Our hypothesis is that in experienced hands and after accurate genetic counseling, isolated pericardial effusion can constitute an indication for a severe metabolic disease.
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