Marshall-Smith syndrome: two case reports and a review of pulmonary manifestations.

  title={Marshall-Smith syndrome: two case reports and a review of pulmonary manifestations.},
  author={J Patrick Johnson and John C Carey and F J Glassy and Teresa G Paglieroni and Mark H. Lipson},
  volume={71 2},
Two patients with the Marshall-Smith syndrome are described. Both had significant and fatal respiratory distress attributable to this condition. Congenital, functional, and acquired abnormalities of the respiratory tract are described in nine of the 11 case reports in the literature and are characteristic of this syndrome as well as a primary cause of failure to thrive and death in these patients. Unusual immunologic findings in one of our two patients are the first to be reported in the… CONTINUE READING


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