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Old 06-25-2015
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any buzzwords or clues that can help me differentiate these two immunodeficiency disorders?

Always seem to mix these two up!

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SCID is due to ILr gamma deficiency there z I n SCID n IL has I in it.CGD is due to NADPH oxidase deficiency n this CGD resembles with G6PD in only that it has immunodeficincy.HEINZ bodies n HEMOLYTIC anaemia differentiates them
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