What is the role of bronchoscopy in the workup of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)?

Updated: Apr 28, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Bronchoscopy frequently is indicated to identify the etiologic agent for pulmonary infection. Endoscopy and biopsies are important in delineating the extent and identifying the cause of diarrhea and other GI symptoms.


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