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medicine for severe combined immunodeficiency

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Two major forms: The most common form is x-linked, that can be sporadic (no inheritance), but often because the mother is a 'carrier' of the defective gene. Only males ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Scid screening should be done very early in life -- within the first few days. This test is clinically available and looks for, or the lack of, trec's ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience in Pediatrics
Infections: Multiple severe opportunistic infections in young children.
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Inherited: Severe combined immunodeficiency (scid) is a genetic condition. The defective gene is transmitted from parents to their children, though many times is ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
SCID treatment: Highly-trained pediatric immunologists in hospital settings are generally the doctors who treat scid. A good place for you to start learning about thi ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
SCID: Severe combined immunodeficiency or SCID is a genetic disorder. Patients have non functioning T and B cells - cells that are critical parts of immune ... Read More
A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Good with treatment: Without treatment, severe combined immunodeficiency is lethal in infancy. If treated with a bone marrow transplantation or similar immune reconstituti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Severe Combined: Scid is a designation for a defect in the immune system that involves both the "b"cells that make immunoglobulins and the "t" cells that act as killer ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Immunodeficiency: Scid is one of the life threatening immunodeficiencies that a child can be born with. Because of missing part of the immune system these children lack ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Newborn screening: Severe combined immunodeficiency (scid) is a group of inherited diseases. A diagnostic test for all forms of scid is available for newborn screening i ... Read More
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