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What is Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

What is Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

  • Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: An inherited autoimmune condition characterized by proliferation of lymphocytes and autoimmunity against the body's own blood cells resulting in premature death of certain blood cells.

Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, or a subtype of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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

Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: Introduction

Types of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:

Broader types of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:

How many people get Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

Prevalance of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: very rare; NIAID mentions 58 individuals

How serious is Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

Complications of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see complications of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

What causes Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

Causes of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see causes of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

What are the symptoms of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

Symptoms of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see symptoms of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Complications of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see complications of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Can anyone else get Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome?

Contagion of autoimmunity: generally not; see details in contagion of autoimmune diseases.
Inheritance: see inheritance of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome.
Treatments for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see treatments for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome
Research for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: see research for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Organs Affected by Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:

Organs and body systems related to Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome include:

Name and Aliases of Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Main name of condition: Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome

Class of Condition for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: autoimmune, genetic

Other names or spellings for Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:

ALPS, Canale-Smith syndrome, FAS deficiency, Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome type 1, autosomal dominant

ALPS, Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome type 1, autosomal dominant, Canale Smith syndrome, Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome type 1, autosomal dominant, Canale Smith syndrome
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Autoimmune Lymphoproliferative Syndrome:

 

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