Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

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Wis·kott-Al·drich syndrome

 (wĭs′kŏt-ôl′drĭch, -ŏl′-, vĭs′-)
n.
A hereditary sex-linked recessive disorder characterized by chronic eczema, recurring infections, and a decrease in the number of white blood cells and platelets.

[After Alfred Wiskott (1898-1978), German pediatrician, and Robert Anderson Aldrich (1917-1998), American physician.]
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Wiskott- Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) is a recessive genetic disorder linked to the X-chromosome characterized by immune deficiency, eczema and thrombocytopenia.
This finding provides a model for how Wiskott Aldrich syndrome - a form of selective immunodeficiency in children - occurs," Nature magazine quoted Dr.
Eleven-month-old Jack Hayhoe from Hoylake was diagnosed with Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome when he was a few months old.
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Iain, of Greenock, has Whiskott Aldrich Syndrome, which affects only boys, resembles haemophilia but develops into tumours.