Immune Deficiency Disease' of Undetermined Aetiology in Infancy
AbstractImmunodeficiency diseases in infancy may be genetic or may result from an infection acquired during intrauterine life. A precise aetiological diagnosis is important for genetic counselling purposes, prognosis and treatment. The case of a young female child with a combined immunodeficiency disease and thrombocytopenia is presented. The difficulties of establishing a precise aetiological diagnosis are illustrated.
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