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Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: Introduction

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: An inherited immune system disorder that affects only males and is characterized by recurring infections, eczema and reduced level of blood platelets (thrombocytopenia). More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

Treatments for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

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Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

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Disease Topics Related To Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

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Prognosis for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

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Clinical Trials for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

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Definitions of Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome:

Rare x-linked immunodeficiency syndrome of young boys characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenic purpura and recurrent pyogenic infection; IGM levels are low and IGA and IGE levels are elevated; lymphoreticular malignancies are common. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

 

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