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TCR-alpha-beta-positive T-cell deficiency

Disease definition

TCR-alpha-beta-positive T-cell deficiency is a rare, hereditary primary immunodeficiency characterized by recurrent respiratory tract infection, otitis media, candidiasis, diarrhea, as well as various signs and symptoms of immune dysregulation (hypereosinophilia, eczema, vitiligo, alopecia areata, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, pityriasis rubra pilaris). Failure to thrive, moderate lymphadenopathy and hepatomegaly have also been reported.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • TCR-alpha-beta+ T-cell deficiency
  • Prevalence: <1 / 1 000 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy
  • ICD-10: D84.8
  • OMIM: 615387
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: -

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