This table lists symptoms that people with this disease may have. For most diseases, symptoms will vary from person to person. People with the same disease may not have all the symptoms listed. This information comes from a database called the Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) . The HPO collects information on symptoms that have been described in medical resources. The HPO is updated regularly. Use the HPO ID to access more in-depth information about a symptom.
|Medical Terms||Other Names||
|80%-99% of people have these symptoms|
Swollen lymph nodes in center of chest
|30%-79% of people have these symptoms|
Permanent enlargement of the airways of the lungs
Swallowing difficulty[ more ]
Inability to produce voice sounds
Drooping upper eyelid
|Recurrent skin infections||
Skin infections, recurrent
|Recurrent urinary tract infections||
Frequent urinary tract infections
Repeated bladder infections
Repeated urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections
Urinary tract infections, recurrent[ more ]
|5%-29% of people have these symptoms|
Low number of red blood cells or hemoglobin
|Aplasia/Hypoplasia of the thymus||
Absent/underdeveloped thymus[ more ]
|Recurrent respiratory infections||
Frequent respiratory infections
Multiple respiratory infections
respiratory infections, recurrent
Susceptibility to respiratory infections[ more ]
Low platelet count
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I would like to know the incidence of Good syndrome. I find very limited on-line information and have never encountered a doctor with another patient with this disease, or generally even a doctor who has heard of it. I wonder if there is any possibility of a support community. I would also like to know the prognosis for this disease and its impact on life expectancy. See answer