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What is Adenosine deaminase deficiency?

What is Adenosine deaminase deficiency?

  • Adenosine deaminase deficiency: A rare disorder where a deficiency in the activity of adenosine deaminase causes severe immunodeficiency which in turn results in frequent severe bacterial, viral and fungal infections.
  • Adenosine deaminase deficiency: An autosomal recessive deficiency of the purine salvage enzyme adenosine deaminase which results in Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Disease (SCID). The most common form of SCID, accounting for about 50% of autosomal recessive cases. The first disease for which gene therapy was applied.
    Source - Diseases Database

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Adenosine deaminase deficiency as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Adenosine deaminase deficiency: Introduction

Types of Adenosine deaminase deficiency:

Broader types of Adenosine deaminase deficiency:

How serious is Adenosine deaminase deficiency?

Complications of Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see complications of Adenosine deaminase deficiency

What causes Adenosine deaminase deficiency?

Causes of Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see causes of Adenosine deaminase deficiency

What are the symptoms of Adenosine deaminase deficiency?

Symptoms of Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see symptoms of Adenosine deaminase deficiency

Complications of Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see complications of Adenosine deaminase deficiency

Adenosine deaminase deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Adenosine deaminase deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Adenosine deaminase deficiency: Endocrinologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Adenosine deaminase deficiency.
Treatments for Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see treatments for Adenosine deaminase deficiency
Research for Adenosine deaminase deficiency: see research for Adenosine deaminase deficiency

Name and Aliases of Adenosine deaminase deficiency

Main name of condition: Adenosine deaminase deficiency

Other names or spellings for Adenosine deaminase deficiency:

severe combined immunodeficiency due to adenosine deaminase deficiency

ADA deficiency Source - Diseases Database

Adenosine deaminase deficiency: Related Conditions

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