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DOID DOID:2115
Name B cell deficiency
Definition A primary immunnodeficiency disease that is caused by a lack of infection-fighting antibody producing B cells (immunoglobulins) or B cells that are not functioning properly.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2601718/pdf/nihms57213.pdf, http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/primary_immuno.cfm#WhatisPrimaryImmunodeficiency
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ICD9CM:279.03

UMLS_CUI:C0154276

Alternateids

DOID:6026

Synonyms

B cell (antibody) deficiencies [EXACT]

Immunoglobulin heavy chain deficiency [EXACT]

immunoglobulin heavy chain deletion [EXACT]

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is_a primary immunodeficiency disease

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