congenital lymphatic dysplasias: genetics review and resources eor the lymphologist

C. Bellini, M. H. Witte, C. Carapisi, E. Bonioli, F. Boccardo

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Diagnosing congenital lymphatic dysplasia and counseling the parents of babies with possible genetic conditions represents a difficult task. This article attempts to provide a guide to establishing genetic tools and a reference library for use in the diagnostic work-up of congenital lymphatic diseases. The tools that are outlined herein are not meant to replace genetic counseling; their role is merely to facilitate the interaction between lymphologist and geneticist. These tools are a way of identifying lymphatic dysplasias at a very early stage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-41
Number of pages6
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2009


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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Hematology


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