Medical Dictionary: Congenital agammaglobulinemia
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Congenital agammaglobulinemia: Another name for X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia.
Congenital agammaglobulinemia (condition): Immune deficiency from lack of antibodies.
Congenital agammaglobulinemia: XLA is sometimes called
Bruton type, X-linked infantile, or congenital agammaglobulinemia.
One out of 100,000 people have XLA. Defects on the X chromosome
cause XLA. Only boys get XLA. That is because girls have two sets of
X chromosomes, and the normal copy compensates for the faulty gene.
More information on medical condition: X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia:
- Introduction: X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Basic Summary for X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Symptoms of X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Complications of X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Diagnostic Tests for X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Misdiagnosis of X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
- Treatments for X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia
1. excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID
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