Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome

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Wiksott-Aldrich syndrome is an inherited immune disease that happens in males. It causes eczema (a type of skin inflammation), a smaller number of platelets (blood cells that help prevent bleeding), and frequent bacterial infections.[1] People with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome have a higher risk of developing leukemia and lymphoma.

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  1. Reference, Genetics Home. "Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome". Genetics Home Reference.