The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) provides the following list of features that have been reported in people with this condition. Much of the information in the HPO comes from Orphanet, a European rare disease database. If available, the list includes a rough estimate of how common a feature is (its frequency). Frequencies are based on a specific study and may not be representative of all studies. You can use the MedlinePlus Medical Dictionary for definitions of the terms below.
|Signs and Symptoms||Approximate number of patients (when available)|
|Severe combined immunodeficiency||90%|
|Abnormality of eosinophils||50%|
|Abnormality of temperature regulation||50%|
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the eyebrow||50%|
|Abnormality of the fingernails||7.5%|
|Abnormality of the metaphyses||7.5%|
|Autosomal recessive inheritance||-|
|Failure to thrive||-|
|Hypoplasia of the thymus||-|
|Recurrent bacterial infections||-|
|Recurrent fungal infections||-|
|Recurrent viral infections||-|
|Severe B lymphocytopenia||-|
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8th International Eosinophil Society’s Biennial Symposium
Saturday, July 13, 2013 -
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Location: Oxford, England
Description: IES Symposium organizers’ central goal is to provide a highly interactive, interdisciplinary forum for scientific exchange and collaboration amongst junior and senior scientists in the fields of allergy, immunology, hematology, and cancer in relation to the role of the eosinophil in health and disease.
Contact: Michael Minnicozzi, Ph.D., (301) email@example.com
Co-funding Institute(s): National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Office of Rare Diseases Research
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