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What is Nezelof's syndrome?

What is Nezelof's syndrome?

  • Nezelof's syndrome: An immune deficiency disorder where the cells that normally fight infection don't work properly and patients suffer frequent severe infections.

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

Nezelof's syndrome: Introduction

Types of Nezelof's syndrome:

Broader types of Nezelof's syndrome:

Who gets Nezelof's syndrome?

Gender Ratio for Nezelof's syndrome: 75% of cases in males

How serious is Nezelof's syndrome?

Prognosis of Nezelof's syndrome: death by 4 years of age
Complications of Nezelof's syndrome: see complications of Nezelof's syndrome

What causes Nezelof's syndrome?

Causes of Nezelof's syndrome: see causes of Nezelof's syndrome

What are the symptoms of Nezelof's syndrome?

Symptoms of Nezelof's syndrome: see symptoms of Nezelof's syndrome

Complications of Nezelof's syndrome: see complications of Nezelof's syndrome

Onset of Nezelof's syndrome: infancy

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nezelof's syndrome: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nezelof's syndrome.
Treatments for Nezelof's syndrome: see treatments for Nezelof's syndrome

Name and Aliases of Nezelof's syndrome

Main name of condition: Nezelof's syndrome

Other names or spellings for Nezelof's syndrome:

Lymphopenia, normoglobulinemia, S.C.I.D. Nezelof type, severe combined immunodeficiency, Nezelof type, T-lymphoctye deficiency

Immune defect due to absence of thymus, T-lymphocyte deficiency, Thymic aplasia
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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