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X-linked agammaglobulinemia, also called Bruton's agammaglobulinemia or congenital agammaglobulinemia, was the first immunodeficiency disease ever identified. The disease causes the child to be unable to produce antibodies that make up gamma globulins in the plasma portion of blood. It is one of the many immunodeficiencies treated in the Primary Immunodeficiency Program at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
X-Linked Dominant Inheritance
Is where the gene is located on the X chromosome, but the gene acts in a dominant manner. This means that both males and females can display the trait or disorder, by only having one copy of the gene.
A change in a gene on the X chromosome passed through a family, resulting in a specific trait or disease seen more commonly in males than females.
A diagnostic test which uses invisible electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs onto film.