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What is X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia?

What is X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia?

  • X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: A rare X-linked disorder involving a deficiency of circulating B-cells which results in an increased susceptibility to infection. When an infant is born, the mother's antibodies offer it some protection but when these antibodies disappear, the infant becomes prone to infections.

X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: Introduction

Types of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia:

Broader types of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia:

What causes X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia?

Causes of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: see causes of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia

What are the symptoms of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia?

Symptoms of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: see symptoms of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia

X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: Medical Geneticist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia.
Treatments for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: see treatments for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia
Research for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia: see research for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia

Name and Aliases of X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia

Main name of condition: X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia

Other names or spellings for X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia:

X-linked infantile hypogammaglobulinemia


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