Conditions and Treatments from the Primary Immunodeficiency Disorders Program

Primary Immunodeficiency

Overview "The strong immunology research component in our Division helps us treat children with immunodeficiency disorders. We are discovering new disease mechanisms and bringing this research to bear

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Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) The rare genetic disorder severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)—popularized in the 1976 movie “The Boy in the Plastic Bubble”—is actually a group of several

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Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome

Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is a very rare, serious and potentially life-threatening disorder that almost always affects boys. It causes a child to have a poorly functioning immune system – the

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X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

X-Linked agammaglobulinemia is an inherited disorder, occurring mainly in boys, in which your child is unable to produce antibodies (the body's primary defense against bacteria and viruses). Also

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