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Lung disease in A-T

Lung disease in A-T

View from an expert

In this film, recorded at the A-T Society’s Family Day in June 2012, Sharon McGrath Morrow of the A-T Clinic at the Johns Hopkins University Hospital in Baltimore, gives an overview of pulmonary problems in A-T and of the clinic’s approach to dealing with these.

Sharon was the principal author of an important paper on lung disease in A-T published after an international symposium held on the issue in Baltimore in 2010:

 (McGrath-Morrow, et al. (2010 Sep). “Evaluation and management of pulmonary disease in ataxia-telangiectasia.”. Pediatric pulmonology 45 (9): 847–59).

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