Medical Dictionary: Bubble boy disease


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Bubble boy disease: Another name for SCID.
Bubble boy disease (condition): Major failure of the immune system, usually genetic.

Bubble boy disease: Approximately one in every million people develop SCID, a group of inherited disorders. People with SCID have severe abnormalities in both B and T cell immunity. 1

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1. excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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