Akiko Shimamura, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Akiko Shimamura

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Shwachman-Diamond syndrome

Shwachman-Diamond syndrome What every physician needs to know: Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS) is an autosomal recessively inherited bone marrow failure syndrome. Classically, the disease presents with bone marrow failure and exocrine pancreatic dysfunction. Additional organ systems are also frequently affected. Non-classical presentations are common and thus, clinicians should remain alert to the possibliity of SDS in…

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