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Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A hereditary sex-linked recessive disorder characterized by chronic eczema, recurring infections, and a decrease in the number of white blood cells and platelets.

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  • n. A rare X-linked recessive disease characterized by eczema, thrombocytopenia, immune deficiency, and bloody diarrhea.


After Alfred Wiskott (1898-1978), German pediatrician, and Robert Anderson Aldrich (1917-1998), American physician.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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