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Glossary for Secondary immunodeficiency

Medical terms related to Secondary immunodeficiency or mentioned in this section include:

  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • ICF syndrome: A very rare, recessively inherited syndrome characterized mainly by a weak immune system and facial anomalies.
  • Immune deficiency conditions: Any of various diseases that suppress the immune system.
  • Nephrotic syndrome: A condition involving excess loss of protein in the urine, reduced albumin levels in the blood and swelling.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neutropenia: A reduced number of neutrophils in the blood.
  • Recurrent infection in children: Recurrent infection in children refers to a child who has repeated infections.
  • Secondary immunodeficiency causing recurrent infections: Secondary immunodeficiency causing recurrent infections refers to repeated infections that due to a defect or deficiency in the body's immune system that is caused by a disease, disorder, or condition that occurs after birth.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sickle Cell Anemia: Sickle cell anemia is an inherited blood disorder characterized by red blood cells which are crescent-shaped rather than the normal doughnut shape. These abnormally shaped red blood cells are unable to function normally and tend to undergo premature destruction which leads to anemia. If the genetic defect which causes the condition is inherited from both parents the condition can be quite severe whereas if it is inherited from only one parent, often there are no symptoms. The abnormally shaped red blood cells can cause problems when they clump together and block blood vessels.
  • Uremia: Build up of toxins usually excreted by the kidneys, associated with real failure in a woman who is pregnant.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Secondary immunodeficiency:

The following list of conditions have 'Secondary immunodeficiency' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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