volume 27, issue 3, P281-284 2006
DOI: 10.2500/aap.2006.27.2864
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Abstract: Rubinstein-Tabyi Syndrome (RTS) is characterized by broad toes, broad thumbs, facial dysmorphisms, and mental retardation. The syndrome has been shown in some patients to be associated with break points in and microdeletions of chromosome 16p13.3. It is estimated that approximately 75% of patients with RTS experience recurrent respiratory infections. In this study, three patients thought to have RTS and recurrent infections were evaluated for an immunologic deficiency. All three patients showed a polysaccharid…

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