Aldrich syndrome

What is Aldrich syndrome?

Aldrich syndrome meaning An inherited immune disorder that occurs in young boys. It causes eczema (a type of skin inflammation), a decrease in the number of platelets (blood cells that help prevent bleeding), and frequent bacterial infections. People with Aldrich syndrome are at increased risk of developing leukemia and lymphoma.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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