Understanding Bruton’s Disease ( X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia)

September 3, 2018

(Bruton’s disease) The X-linked agammaglobulinemia is characterized by low or absent immunoglobulin levels and lack of B cells, leading to recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria. (See also Overview of immune deficiency disorders, and approach to the patient with an immunodeficiency disorder.) The X-linked agammaglobulinemia is characterized by low or absent immunoglobulin levels and lack of B cells, leading to recurrent infections with encapsulated bacteria. Agammaglobulinemia is a primary immunodeficiency disease…

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