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Dyskeratosis congenita and nasopharyngeal atresia

  • D. Morrison (a1), E. L. Rose (a2), A. P. Smith (a2) and T. H. J. Lesser (a3)

Abstract

Dyskeratosis congenita is a multisystem disorder with an increased incidence of neoplasia and opportunistic infections. A case is reported as a cause of complete nasopharyngeal atresia.

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Department of Respiratory Medicine, City Hospital, Greenbank Drive, Edinburgh EH10 5SB

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Dyskeratosis congenita and nasopharyngeal atresia

  • D. Morrison (a1), E. L. Rose (a2), A. P. Smith (a2) and T. H. J. Lesser (a3)

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