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Bruton's Agammaglobulinemia Definition

Bruton’s Agammaglobulinemia, also known as X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), is an inherited immunodeficiency in which the body is unable to produce the antibodies needed to defend against bacteria and viruses.

Because it is X-linked, it is only seen in boys, although there is a very rare similar condition that can affect girls.

Learn more about XLA symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and management.

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