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Immuno-reconstitution by thymic transplant in DiGeorge's syndrome.
  1. S. R. Daga,
  2. H. M. Siddiqui,
  3. M. P. Lokhande,
  4. L. Chandrashekhar,
  5. P. G. Prabhu,
  6. B. N. Kansaria


    Persistent hypocalcaemic tetany in a breast-fed neonate made us suspect DiGeorge's syndrome, particularly as the baby had an abnormal facies, and a ventricular septal defect. Immuno-reconstitution was successfully achieved by thymic transplant. Evidence of immuno-reconstitution on the basis of the histology of the post-transplant thymus has not been previously recorded.

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