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What is Myeloperoxidase deficiency?

What is Myeloperoxidase deficiency?

  • Myeloperoxidase deficiency: A disorder where and enzyme (myeloperoxidase) deficiency which impairs the ability of the body's immune system to destroy invading bacteria and other pathogens. The condition may be due to inherited genetic anomalies or such things as lead poisoning, pregnancy, sepsis, lead poisoning and leukemias. Many patients are asymptomatic and symptomatic patients are more prone to serious fungal infections.

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

Myeloperoxidase deficiency: Introduction

Types of Myeloperoxidase deficiency:

Broader types of Myeloperoxidase deficiency:

How serious is Myeloperoxidase deficiency?

Complications of Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see complications of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

What causes Myeloperoxidase deficiency?

Causes of Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see causes of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

What are the symptoms of Myeloperoxidase deficiency?

Symptoms of Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see symptoms of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Complications of Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see complications of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Myeloperoxidase deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Myeloperoxidase deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Myeloperoxidase deficiency: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Myeloperoxidase deficiency.
Treatments for Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see treatments for Myeloperoxidase deficiency
Research for Myeloperoxidase deficiency: see research for Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Name and Aliases of Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Main name of condition: Myeloperoxidase deficiency

Other names or spellings for Myeloperoxidase deficiency:

MPO, Grignaschi syndrome, MPO deficiency

Myeloperoxidase deficiency: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Myeloperoxidase deficiency:


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