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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 previewe-Study Guide for Essentials of Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States, textbook by Carol Mattson Porth (2013)

Medicine, Internal medicine by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia: Xlinked agammaglobulinemia is a rare Xlinked genetic disorder thatwas discovered in 1952 which affects the...

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 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 previewUSMLE Step 1 Secrets3 (2012)

USMLE Step 1 Secrets by Thomas Andrew Brown, Sonali J. Shah

Bruton's agammaglobulinemia is an X-linked immunodeficiency syndrome.

Google previewMedical Canada-Qualifying Pt I Specialty Review and Study Guide (2015)

A Series from StatPearls by Craig McColley

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

by CTI Reviews

Xlinked agammaglobulinemia: 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.

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 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 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 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 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 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 previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Second Edition (2002)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

Agammaglobulinemia. Refer to hypogammaglobulinemia. Agammaglobulinemia was used in earlier years before the development of methods sufficiently sensitive to detect relatively small ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Third Edition (2009)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

IgG, IgA and IgM Missing in patient's serum Patient – + IgM IgG Control IgA Immunoelectrophoresis Agammaglobulinemia. agammaglobulinemia Refer to hypogammaglobulinemia. Agammaglobulinemia was used in earlier years before the ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Microbiology (2008)

by Sunil Patel

Affinity chromatography Affinity maturation AFL Aflatoxin AFM AFP AFTR AG AG A Agammaglobulinemia, X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA) Agar Agar plate : Affinity chromatography is the purification of a substance by means of its affinity ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Agammaglobulinemia A condition characterized by 1. A lack or extremely low levels, of gamma globulin in the blood (and lymphoid tissue) 2. Defective formation of antibody and. 3, Frequent occurrence of suppurative and nonsuppurative ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

Bruton tyrosine kinase See agammaglobulinemia. Bryophyta the plant phylum containing mosses, liverworts, and hornworts. Bryophytes lack a vascu— lar system. See Appendix A. Bt designer plants gene for the toxin produced by Bacillus ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA;. HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA. immunogen (im'ye- nejen, -jén') N. organism or substance that provokes an immune response; an antigen. ADJ. immunogenic immunoglobulin (lg) (im'ye-no-glob'ye-lin) N. any of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Agammaglobulinemia: Occurs as an X- chromosomal (congenital) and autosomal defect in the synthesis of γ-globulin, ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

Bruton's agammaglobulinemia [broo'tn] see Bruton's agammaglobulinemia. bruxism [bruk' siz- m] gnashing, grindingor clenching the teeth. Repeated and continuous grinding ofthe teeth over ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

agammaglobulinemia Total or near-total absence of infection-fighting antibodies belonging to the class called gamma globulins.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2011)

by Manfred Schwab

Fucosylation Agammaglobulinemia Definition An almost total lack of immunoglobulins, or antibodies. AGEs Definition AGEs are advanced glycation end products. The for— mation and accumulation of these senescent macroprotein ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Agammaglobulinemia with a normal number of B cells is the most common finding in ICF, but the immunodeficiency is quite variable. Diagnostic Principles The ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

African trypanosomiasis agammaglobulinemia lesion called tache noire appears at the site of the tick bite. The rash usually begins on the forearms and spreads over the rest of the body. The fever may persist into the second week, but death or ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

African trypanosomiasis agammaglobulinemia lesion called tache noire appears at the site of the tick bite. The rash usually begins on the forearms and spreads over the rest of the body. The fever may persist into the second week, but death or ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Modern Medicine (1992)

by J.C. Segen

per-case basis; hypnosis is claimed to be useful in speech therapy, smoking cessation, ameliorating panic HYPoGAMMAGLOBULINEMA CONGENTIAL X- linked agammaglobulinemia of Bruton An autosoma recessive condition in which the ...

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