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What is X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

What is X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

  • X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: A rare inherited immunodeficiency disorder where the body's immune systm is unable to respond appropriately to certain viral infections (Epstein Barr virus).

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

X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: Introduction

Types of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome:

Broader types of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome:

Who gets X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

Gender Ratio for X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: males only

How serious is X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

Complications of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: see complications of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

What causes X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

Causes of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: see causes of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

What are the symptoms of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome?

Symptoms of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: see symptoms of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

Complications of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: see complications of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

Main name of condition: X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome

Other names or spellings for X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome:

Duncan disease, Epstein-Barr infection, familial fatal, immunodeficiency 5, Purtilo syndrome

Duncan's syndrome Source - Diseases Database

X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, X-linked lymphoproliferative syndrome:

 

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