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Wiskott- Aldrich Syndrome = W-A-S Triad

W- Weeping skin lesions- eczema
A- Absent platelets- thrombocytopenia - leading to petichiae
S- Severe immunodeficiency...... (low IgM and high IgA & IgE levels)
 

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Wiskott- Aldrich Syndrome = W-A-S Triad

W- Weeping skin lesions- eczema
A- Absent platelets- thrombocytopenia - leading to petichiae
S- Severe immunodeficiency...... (low IgM and high IgA & IgE levels)

X- Linked recessive disorder, caused by a defect in the cytoskeleton gene that encodes for a protein called WASP.
 
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