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Microcephaly and a History of Recurrent Respiratory Infections

  • Anastasiia Bondarenko
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Abstract

Nijmegen breakage syndrome (NBS) is a rare DNA repair disorder characterized by microcephaly and immunodeficiency

NBS occurs predominantly in patients of Slavic origin

Patients with NBS are radiosensitive and predisposed to hematological malignancies

Keywords

Nijmegen breakage syndrome Microcephaly Radiosensitivity Hematological malignancies 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anastasiia Bondarenko
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  1. 1.Shupyk National Medical Academy for Postgraduate Education, Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Pediatric ImmunologyKievUkraine

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