Swyer-James (MacLeod) syndrome is named after the doctors that first described the condition. It is known by several names including unilateral hyperlucent lung, unilateral bronchiolitis obliterans, and unilateral emphysema. Since it is possible to have no symptoms, the problem may only be found when a chest x-ray is done for some other reason. With this syndrome, it
Hello! My name is Kristina Fox, I live in Tallahassee and was diagnosed with Swyer-James Syndrome. I have severe medical problems due to this condition and I am currently on alot of medication. I would really like to speak with anyone who also suffers from this or has a child with the condition. If anyone knows of a doctor who is a little more versed with the disease I would appreciate knowing who he/she is! Thank a bunch!
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