X linked agammaglobulinemia (Bruton agammaglobulinemia) – causes & symptoms

What is X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA)? XLA’s an X-linked recessive genetic condition where B cells aren’t able to fully mature, resulting in a lack of immunoglobulins (antibodies) in the blood. Subscribe – https://goo.gl/w5aaaV. More videos – https://goo.gl/UhOKiM. Support us on Patreon – https://goo.gl/ZGHEk4.

This video covers the pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment for XLA.

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