Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is a disease with immunological deficiency and reduced ability to form blood clots. Signs and symptoms include easy bruising. Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is inherited in an X-linked recessive manner. A condition is X-linked if the responsible gene is located on the X chromosome. My husband’s grandmother had three children. Two of her sons with Wiskott Aldrich syndrome (WAS) died at ages 7 and 3. My husband’s father did not have it.

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The only curative treatment to date is hematopoietic stem cell transplantation HSCTperformed as soon as possible with the best matched HLA donor.

Diagnostic methods Diagnosis is based on family history, physical examination and laboratory investigations that reveal severe thrombocytopenia with reduced platelet size with a usually normal number of megakaryocytes, as well as altered antibody production mainly antipolysaccharidic antibodies.

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Eczema-thrombocytopenia-immunodeficiency syndrome WAS Prevalence: Enlargement of the spleen is not uncommon. Treatments that could weaken the immune system steroids, splenectomy, immunosuppressive agents should be used with the highest caution by trained medical staff.


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Wiskott–Aldrich syndrome – Wikipedia

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The estimated incidence of Wiskott—Aldrich syndrome in the United Enfermefad is one inlive male births. Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency Hyper IgM syndrome 1.

Alfred Wiskott —a German pediatrician who first noticed the syndrome in Clinical description WAS usually manifests in infancy but onset may also occur during the neonatal period. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 7, 2 Nemaline myopathy 4, 5.

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The material is in no way intended to replace professional medical care by a qualified specialist and should not be used as a basis for diagnosis or treatment. Differential diagnosis Main differential diagnosis is acute or chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia ITP or platelet alloimmunization in neonates. The syndrome is named after Dr. Aphthous stomatitis oral candidiasis lichen planus leukoplakia pemphigus vulgaris mucous membrane pemphigoid cicatricial pemphigoid herpesvirus coxsackievirus syphilis systemic histoplasmosis squamous-cell carcinoma.


Health care resources for this disease Expert centres Diagnostic tests 65 Patient organisations 43 Orphan drug s 4. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 3 Nemaline myopathy 1. Main differential diagnosis is acute or chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia ITP or platelet alloimmunization in neonates.

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Wiskott–Aldrich syndrome

Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with muscular dystrophy Epidermolysis bullosa simplex of Ogna plakophilin: The rare disorder X-linked neutropenia has also been linked to a specific subset of WAS mutations. Spinocerebellar ataxia 5 Hereditary spherocytosis 2, 3 Hereditary elliptocytosis 2, 3 Ankyrin: Not all patients have a positive family history of the disorder; new mutations do occur.

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Aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should be avoided, since these may interfere with platelet function which is already compromised. WAS is an X-linked recessive disease. Retrieved from ” https: