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Genetic and Developmental Disorders: Genetic Disorders |

The Natural Course of Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome: An Underdiagnosed Disease

Emerens Wensink, MD; Leontine van Elden, PhD
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Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;149(4_S):A242. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.02.252
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SESSION TITLE: Genetic Disorders

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PRESENTED ON: Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 02:15 PM - 03:45 PM

INTRODUCTION: Mounier-Kuhn Syndrome is defined as a combination of pathologically enlarged and flaccid trachea and bronchi, with or without diverticula, resulting in recurrent respiratory tract infections1. The disease is rare, having been described in less than 400 patients worldwide2.

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