Aldrich syndrome

An inherited immune disorder that occurs in young boys. It causes eczema (a type of skin inflammation), a decrease in the number of platelets (blood cells that help prevent bleeding), and frequent bacterial infections. People with Aldrich syndrome are at increased risk of developing leukemia and lymphoma. Also called Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.

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  • Aldrich syndrome — Al·drich syndrome (awlґdrich) [Robert Anderson Aldrich, American pediatrician, 1917–1999] Wiskott Aldrich syndrome; see under syndrome …   Medical dictionary

  • Aldrich syndrome — Wiskott Aldrich s …   Medical dictionary

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 14176 ICD10 = ICD10|D|82|0|d|80 ICD9 = ICD9|279.12 ICDO = OMIM = 301000 MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 1162 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|ped|2443 eMedicine2|derm|702 MeshID …   Wikipedia

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein — The Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome Protein (WASp) is a 502 amino acid protein that is expressed in cells of the hematopoietic system. In the inactive state, WASp exists in an auto inhibited conformation with sequences near its C terminus binding to a… …   Wikipedia

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — An inherited immune disorder that occurs in young boys. It causes eczema (a type of skin inflammation), a decrease in the number of platelets (blood cells that help prevent bleeding), and frequent bacterial infections. People with Wiskott Aldrich …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — Wiskott Aldrich syndrome. См. синдром Вискотта Олдрича. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — a rare sex linked recessive disorder characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenia, and deficiency in the immune response (immunodeficiency). It is caused by a decrease in the amount of Wiskott Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP: a protein occurring in… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — Wis·kott Al·drich syndrome vis .kät ȯl .drich n an inherited usu. fatal childhood immunodeficiency disease characterized esp. by thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, recurrent infections, eczema, and abnormal bleeding Wis·kott vis .kȯt Alfred (1898… …   Medical dictionary

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — Thrombocytopeniawith severe immunodeficiency (both cell mediated and IgM production). Associated with increased incidence of leukaemia …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome — noun A rare X linked recessive disease characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenia, immune deficiency, and bloody diarrhea …   Wiktionary

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