Which results of duodenal aspiration are characteristic of Shwachman-Diamond syndrome (SDS)?

Updated: Nov 17, 2020
  • Author: Antoinette C Spoto-Cannons, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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  • Duodenal aspiration (performed by a gastroenterologist) in the person with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome reveals a concentration of ductal (bicarbonate) secretions that is within the reference range with significant impairment of acinar (enzyme) secretions without satisfactory response to pancreatic stimulation.

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