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noun - plural: agammaglobulinemias

  1. a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic word: immunodeficiency = immunological disorder in which some part of the body's immune system is inadequate and resistance to infectious diseases is reduced

Alternative definition of the noun agammaglobulinemia

noun

  1. [medicine] A condition in which gammaglobulins such as immunoglobulins are absent from the blood, or present only in low concentrations

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Google previewA Clinical Guide to Pediatric Infectious Disease (2005)

by Donald Janner

SPECIFIC PRIMARY IMMUNODEFICIENCIES X-linked Agammaglobulinemia Epidemiology and Etiology Bruton's agammaglobulinemia is a pure B-cell immunodeficiency with a prevalence of 1 in 100,000 male children. Fifty percent of cases ...

Google previewInquiry into Life (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder discovered in 1952 that affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is much more common in males. X linked ...

Google previewPathophysiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder that was discovered in 1952 which affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males.

Google previewEssentials of Human Diseases and Conditions (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder that was discovered in 1952 which affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males.

Google previewPathophysiology, Functional Alterations in Human Health (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder that was discovered in 1952 which affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males.

Google previewEssentials of Pathophysiology, Concepts of Altered Health States (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder that was discovered in 1952 which affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males.

Google previewJaneways Immunobiology (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder that was discovered in 1952 which affects the body's ability to fight infection. X linked agammaglobulinemia is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Immunobiology (2016)

Marseille, France; Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, U1104, Marseille, France; and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UMR7280, Marseille, Agammaglobulinemia is a feature of a heterogeneous group of ...

Google previewGeneral and Clinical Pathophysiology

Recommended by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine as a textbook for students of higher educational institutions of IV level of accreditation. Letter of 27.10.2010 No 01.01-47/2409 by Anatoliy V. Kubyshkin

known as X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a congenital immunodeficiency disorder which affects humoral immunity. It is seen only in males because it is caused by a genetic defect on the X chromosome. Women may pass the defective ...

Google previewHematology Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Whitney Landy

Bruton agammaglobulinemia is an xlinked disorder that affects B cell production. The disorder presents with recurrent infections by the age of 46 months. Selective IgA deficiency is the mildest form of immune deficiency disorder and can ...

Google previewPediatric-Hematology/Oncology Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Victor Trainor

Bruton agammaglobulinemia is an xlinked disorder that affects B cell production. The disorder presents with recurrent infections by the age of 46 months. Selective IgA deficiency is the mildest form of immune deficiency disorder and can ...

Google previewBiomolecules (2003)

by S.R. Mishra

Agammaglobulinemia is a rare X-chromosome associated genetic disease affecting only the males. In this condition, there is virtual absence of immunoglobulins in blood plasma. The affected persons are highly susceptible to bacterial ...

Google previewMedical Immunology, Sixth Edition (2007)

by Gabriel Virella

Pathogenesis The hallmark of infantile agammaglobulinemia is the lack of B lymphocytes in blood and tissues. This B- cell maturation arrest, early in development, differentiates it from other TABLE 1 Criteria for ...

Google previewA Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder discovered in 1952 that affects the body's ability to fight infection. XLA is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males. XLA patients do not generate mature B ...

Google previewBlueprints Q and A Step Three (2005)

by Brenda L. Shinar

Agammaglobulinemia is an X-linked disorder. Most males with the disease will begin to have sinopulmonary infections late in the first year of life, after maternal antibodies have worn off Patients are treated with episodic IVIG replacement.

Google previewBlueprints Q&A Step 2 (2005)

Pediatrics by Jeffrey L. Foti, Janice P. Piatt

X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a disorder found in males that presents early in infancy following the decline of maternal antibodies. As a consequence of no antibody production and minimal B cell production, patients are susceptible to ...

Google previewPathophysiology of Disease , An Introduction to Clinical Medicine (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder discovered in 1952 that affects the body's ability to fight infection. XLA is an Xlinked disorder, and therefore is more common in males. XLA patients do not generate mature B ...

Google previewBlueprints Q and As for Step 2 (2007)

by Michael S. Clement

X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a disorder found in males that presents early in infancy following the decline of maternal antibodies. As a consequence of no antibody production and minimal B-cell production, patients are susceptible to ...

Google previewBlueprints Q and As for Step 3 (2007)

Agammaglobulinemia is an X-linked disorder. Most males with the disease will begin to have sinopulmonary infections late in the first year of life, after maternal antibodies have worn off Patients are treated with episodic IVIG replacement.

Google previewImaging of the Newborn, Infant, and Young Child (2004)

by Leonard E. Swischuk

Congenital agammaglobulinemia is an X-linked recessive condition where absence of normal B lymphocytes results in deficient immunoglobulins and humoral immunity. While T-cell immunity is normal, the lack of immunoglobulin production ...

Google previewMedicine (2003)

PreTest Self-Assessment and Review by Steven L. Berk

One of the most common complications for patients with sex-linked or acquired agammaglobulinemia is a chronic central nervous system infection with an echovirus. In the absence of the ability to produce antibodies, this virus spreads rapidly ...

Google previewHuman Genetics (2011)

From Molecules to Medicine by Christian Patrick Schaaf, Johannes Zschocke, Lorraine Potocki

Agammaglobulinemia X-linked (Bruton) agammaglobulinemia is the classic example of an isolated B-cell defect. It is caused by mutations in the BTK gene, which codes for a tyrosine kinase required for B-cell maturation. During the first ...

Google previewEquine Internal Medicine (2009)

by Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon

Common agammaglobulinemia is the most frequently reported gastrointestinal disease and causes B cell deficiency–associated giardiasis in other species.74 In horses severe combined immunodeficiency can result in diarrhea secondary to ...

Google previewHenry's Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods (2011)

by Richard A. McPherson, Matthew R. Pincus

X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a primary humoral immunodeficiency characterized by recurrent bacterial infection of the respiratory tract and increased susceptibility to enteroviral infection. Absence of humoral immunity makes.

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