Informed consent forms Once completed and signed, the informed consent form must be sent by post to
         Ms Emily Pintani
         Centro Regionale Veneto SDS c/o Centro Fibrosi Cistica
         Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata di Verona
         P.le Stefani 1, 37126 Verona

Forms with personal and clinical data Choose how you want to submit the completed forms:
         - post, to the address indicated above
         - fax: (++39) 045 812 2042
         - e-mail:

What is Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SDS)?

SDS is a rare disease whose frequency is estimated at about 1 in 100,000-150,000 live births.
The basic clinical features are pancreatic insufficiency at birth, resulting in slow growth, with haematological and bone disorders.
For more detailed information, see the following illustrative booklet.

Topics covered in the booklet:
1. Introduction
2. Main features
3. Other associated anomalies
4. The genetics of SDS
5. Treatment
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International guidelines for diagnosis of SDS (pdf)