agammaglobulinemia

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Related to Bruton's Agammaglobulinemia: chronic granulomatous disease, SCID, Bruton's disease

a·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

 (ā-găm′ə-glŏb′yə-lə-nē′mē-ə)
n.
A congenital or acquired deficiency of gamma globulins in the blood.
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Noun1.agammaglobulinemia - a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infectionagammaglobulinemia - a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
immunodeficiency - immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced
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a·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

n. agammaglobulinemia, deficiencia de gamma globulina en la sangre.

agammaglobulinemia

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X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA) / hypogammaglobulinemia, also known as Bruton's agammaglobulinemia is a prototype of humoral immunodeficiency first described by Bruton in 1952.
And of course you'll want further evaluation in a child with a family history for one of the genetically defined immunodeficiencies, such as Bruton's agammaglobulinemia or X-linked lymphoproliferative disease.