agammaglobulinemia


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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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Do note that there are over 100 primary immunodeficiency disorders in the world, including X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) and severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), which is known as alymphocytosis or boy-in-a-bubble disease.
This includes, but is not limited to, congenital agammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiency, X-linked agammaglobulinemia, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, and severe combined immunodeficiencies.?
Gastrointestinal pathology in patients with common variable immunodeficiency and X-linked agammaglobulinemia. Am J Surg Pathol.
The Quality of Life of Children and Adolescents with X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia. J Clin Immunol 2009;29:501-7.
X-linked agammaglobulinemia and isolated growth hormone deficiency.
In February 2017, a 40-year-old man in France who was under immunoglobulin replacement therapy for X-linked agammaglobulinemia experienced a migrating nonitchy papular eruption.
Hypogammaglobulinemia may be primary or secondary, and the primary immunodeficiencies associated with immunoglobulin disorders include selective immunoglobulin (Ig) A deficiency, transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy, X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), combined immunodeficiency (CID), common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), and hyper-IgM syndrome.
Absolute and relative numbers of lymphocyte subsets were normal, excluding the diagnosis of an X-linked agammaglobulinemia (Bruton's disease).
Various disorders within this category have been identified, including X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), IgA deficiency, and autosomal recessive agammaglobulinemia (ARA).
Le et al., "Clinical and mutational features of Vietnamese children with X-linked agammaglobulinemia," BMC Pediatrics, vol.
Von Recklinghausen disease in a patient with X-linked agammaglobulinemia. Inter Med 2002;41(11):1039-43.
Agammaglobulinemia: A provocative experiment of nature.