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Kostmann syndrome

Kostmann syndrome: Introduction

Kostmann syndrome: A rare, inherited bone marrow disorder characterized by a severe deficiency of neutrophils which are essential for fighting infections. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Kostmann syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Kostmann syndrome

  • Recurrent infection
  • Necrotic ulceration of oral mucosa
  • Necrotic ulceration of genital mucosa
  • Liver congestion
  • Spleen congestion
  • more symptoms...»

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Kostmann syndrome: Deaths

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Kostmann syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Kostmann syndrome

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Definitions of Kostmann syndrome:

Kostmann syndrome is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Kostmann syndrome, or a subtype of Kostmann 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 Kostmann syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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