Severe combined immunodeficiency
Other Names for this Disease
- Bubble boy disease
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In the case of X-linked SCID, if a girl has SCID it means she inherited a defective X gene from both parents. But if the father has a defective X gene, he would have to be affected with SCID. How can a father just be a carrier in the case of an affected daughter? And what is the risk in a subsequent pregnancy to have SCID if both parents are carriers? Is it possible for a male to be a carrier? Click here for answer
My baby has low CD3 and CD4 cells. I have consulted a hematologist and was told it is doubtful my baby has SCID. When can we consider it is SCID? Click here for answer