Bruton's agammaglobulinemia


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Related to Bruton's agammaglobulinemia: chronic granulomatous disease, SCID, Bruton's disease

Bruton's agammaglobulinemia

Etymology: Ogden C. Bruton, American physician, b. 1908
a sex-linked, inherited condition characterized by the absence of gamma globulin in the blood. Those (usually children) affected by the syndrome are deficient in antibodies and susceptible to repeated infections. Compare agammaglobulinemia.

Bruton's agammaglobulinemia

see Bruton's agammaglobulinemia.