Two adult patients (one in Italy and the other in the USA) are described with similar findings of paraaortic nodal aplasia, asplenism, multiple serous and chylous effusions, and retroperitoneal lymphatic dysplasia. Althugh the clinical courses are incomplete, this unusual constellation of signs in the setting of normal peripheral lymph trunks suggest an acquired rather than inborn anomaly and possibly a variant acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Immunology and Allergy