Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

noun

Wis·​kott-Al·​drich syndrome ˈvis-ˌkät-ˈȯl-ˌdrich- How to pronounce Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (audio)
: a usually fatal immunodeficiency disease of male children that is inherited as an X-linked recessive trait and is characterized especially by thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, recurrent infections, eczema, and abnormal bleeding

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“Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wiskott-Aldrich%20syndrome. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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