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Epstein's syndrome: case report and survey of the literature.
  1. G. R. Standen,
  2. J. Saunders,
  3. J. Michael,
  4. A. L. Bloom
  1. Department of Haematology, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, UK.


    A diagnosis of Epstein's syndrome was made in a young female with congenital macrothrombopathic thrombocytopenia, a nephropathy and mild sensorineural deafness. Previous case reports of this rare disorder are briefly reviewed and attention is drawn to the frequent association between inherited thrombocytopenia and renal disease.

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