Thoracic disorders in the immunocompromised child.


Journal Article (Review)

Immunodeficiencies in children may be caused by primary immunodeficiency syndromes or can result from secondary disorders of immune regulation. Thoracic complications in immunocompromised children are frequent and may vary according to the type of the immunodeficiency. Imaging plays a pivotal role in detection and distinction of the variety of sequelae. It is important for the radiologist to understand both the spectrum of pediatric immune disorders, and the mechanisms underlying these disorders.

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Cited Authors

  • Hollingsworth, CL

Published Date

  • March 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 435 - 447

PubMed ID

  • 15737378

Pubmed Central ID

  • 15737378

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1557-8275

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rcl.2005.01.003


  • eng