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Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

The WAS-related disorders, which include Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, X-linked thrombocytopenia (XLT), and X-linked congenital neutropenia (XLN), are a spectrum of disorders of hematopoietic cells, with predominant defects of platelets and lymphocytes caused by pathogenic variants in WAS. WAS-related disorders usually present in infancy. Affected males have thrombocytopenia with intermittent mucosal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, and intermittent or chronic petechiae and purpura; eczema; and recurrent bacterial and viral infections, particularly of the ear. At least 40% of those who survive the early complications develop one or more autoimmune conditions including hemolytic anemia, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, immune-mediated neutropenia, rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, and immune-mediated damage to the kidneys and liver. Individuals with a WAS-related disorder, particularly those who have been exposed to Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), are at increased risk of developing lymphomas, which often occur in unusual, extranodal locations including the brain, lung, or gastrointestinal tract. Males with XLT have thrombocytopenia with small platelets; other complications of Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome, including eczema and immune dysfunction, are usually mild or absent. Males with XLN have congenital neutropenia, myeloid dysplasia, and lymphoid cell abnormalities. [from GeneReviews]

MedGen UID:
21921
Concept ID:
C0043194
Disease or Syndrome
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Posttransfusion purpura

Sudden onset of thrombocytopenia (reduced platelet count) within 5-10 days of the transfusion of blood products. The clinical presentation is post-transfusion purpura (PTP), wigth severe thrmbocytopenia, epistaxis, and hemorrhages. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
98308
Concept ID:
C0398648
Finding; Pathologic Function
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Inborn genetic diseases

Diseases that are caused by genetic mutations present during embryo or fetal development, although they may be observed later in life. The mutations may be inherited from a parent's genome or they may be acquired in utero. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
181981
Concept ID:
C0950123
Disease or Syndrome
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Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited

Hemorrhagic and thrombotic disorders that occur as a consequence of inherited abnormalities in blood coagulation. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
163105
Concept ID:
C0852077
Disease or Syndrome
5.

Lymphopenia

A finding based on laboratory test results that indicate a decrease in number of lymphocytes in a blood specimen. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7418
Concept ID:
C0024312
Disease or Syndrome
6.

Immunodeficiency

Syndromes in which there is a deficiency or defect in the mechanisms of immunity, either cellular or humoral. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
7034
Concept ID:
C0021051
Disease or Syndrome
7.

Leukopenia

An abnormal decreased number of leukocytes in the blood. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
6073
Concept ID:
C0023530
Disease or Syndrome
8.

Abnormality of the coagulation cascade

Disorders involving the elements of blood coagulation, including platelets, coagulation factors and inhibitors, and the fibrinolytic system [from SNOMED CT]

MedGen UID:
604
Concept ID:
C0005779
Disease or Syndrome
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