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X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Causes

It is caused by the mutation in the X-chromosome of a gene. It is said to be an inherited or genetic disease of the immune system.

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Definition

X-linked agammaglobulinemia otherwise known as X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia, or the XLA, Bruton type agammaglobulinemia is a medical condition that is characterized by the disorder in the X-link genes that results into the body's ability to fight infection.

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through Western Blot test, blood tests and genetic blood testing.

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms includes occurrence of infections.

X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia Treatment

Treatments includes administration of intravenous fusion of immunoglobulin or IVIg antibodies. Subcutaneous treatments and administration of antibiotics are also advised.

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