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Table of Other Immunodeficiencies

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Overview - STEP I Review
  • Brutons Agammaglobulinemia
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID)  
  • Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome  
  • Ataxia-telangiectasia
  • Selective Immunoglobulin Deficiency
  • Chediak-Higashi Syndrome
  • DiGeorge syndrome
    • Immunodeficiency caused by thymic hypoplasia/aplasia
    • Patients present with reduced number of T cells
  • Job's Syndrome

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(M2.RH.41) Two anxious parents bring their 5-month-old male baby to your clinic for evaluation. They report that he has had "continuous" sinus infections for the past several months, has been hospitalized twice for lobar pneumonia, and has chronic diarrhea. Although the patient's vital signs are within normal limits, he is at the 5th percentile for age in both height and weight. Your physical exam reveals oral thrush, tenderness upon maxillary sinus palpation, and absent cervical lymph nodes and tonsils. Which of the following interventions is curative for this patient's condition? Topic Review Topic

1. No treatment needed; patient's condition will resolve spontaneously
2. Hematopoetic cell transplantation
3. Intravenous piperacillin-tazobactam
4. Immune globulin administration
5. Highly active antiretroviral therapy

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