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Swyer-James syndrome

Other Names for this Disease
  • Swyer-James-MacLeod syndrome
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What are the signs and symptoms of Swyer-James syndrome?

Individuals with Swyer-James syndrome may not have any symptoms, but affected individuals can have chronic or recurring lung infections, shortness of breath (dyspnea) when performing an activity, coughing up of blood (hemoptysis), and even severe respiratory impairment.[1]
Last updated: 10/21/2011

  1. Bai Chong, Song Xiao-lian, Shi Hui, Yao Xiao-Peng and Li Qiang. Swyer-James Syndrome with Peculiar Course and Ipsilateral Pulmonary Vein Defect. Internal Medicine. 2011; 50:1829-1833.