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Scimitar syndrome as a differential diagnosis in a child with recurrent wheeze
  1. P R Desai,
  2. M Babu
  1. Department of Paediatrics, St John’s Hospital, Chelmsford CM2 9B, UK;

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Respiratory symptoms of cough, wheeze, and breathlessness account for 40% of referrals to a general paediatric clinic. The majority of these children suffer from “wheeze secondary to upper respiratory tract infection” and “asthma”.

A 7 year old girl was referred by her general practitioner to the clinic with a two month history of persistent cough and recurrent wheeze; she had been treated for suspected asthma with fluticasone and salbutamol since early childhood. There was a history of infantile eczema. She was growing …

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