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Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome

Disease definition

Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome (ALPS) is a rare, inherited disorder characterized by non-malignant lymphoproliferation, multilineage cytopenias, and a lifelong increased risk of Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.


  • Synonym(s):
    • ALPS
    • Canale-Smith syndrome
    • FAS deficiency
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant or Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: D47.9
  • OMIM: 601859  603909  615559
  • UMLS: C1328840
  • MeSH: D056735
  • GARD: 8686
  • MedDRA: 10069521

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