What are the sexual predilections of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID)?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Francisco J Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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The disorders associated with the X chromosome manifest only in males, whereas females are carriers. Approximately 50% of SCID cases are X-linked.


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