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Most cases of sacral dysgenesis are considered to be sporadic events. We present two families in whom the presence of associated clinical features prompted specific investigation of chromosome 7, leading to the identification of an underlying chromosome 7q deletion causing sacral dysgenesis. All affected individuals had microcephaly and developmental delay.(More)
PURPOSE To provide a qualitative evaluation of the predictive value of the laboratory diagnosis of Lyme disease and to use the resultant data to formulate guidelines for clinical diagnosis. DATA SOURCES A MEDLINE search of English-language articles or articles with English-language abstracts published from 1982 to 1996. DATA EXTRACTION Sensitivity,(More)
BACKGROUND Recent evidence suggests that patients are receiving only 50% of recommended processes of care. It is important to understand physician priorities among recommended interventions and how these priorities are influenced both intentionally as well as unintentionally. METHODS A survey was mailed to all primary care physicians (PCPs) from two VA(More)
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