Which clinical history findings are characteristic of reticular dysgenesis?

Updated: May 27, 2020
  • Author: Francisco J Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Reticular dysgenesis is a rare disorder that is characterized by an almost complete lack of granulocytes and lymphocytes. Most patients die in early infancy or the newborn period because of severe and overwhelming infection. The molecular basis of the disease is not known


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