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Severe congenital neutropenia

Overview

A rare inherited blood disorder involving a lack of neutrophils which are a type of white blood cell needed to fight bacterial infections.

Symptoms - Severe congenital neutropenia

* Premature tooth loss * Gum infections * Frequent bacterial infections * Fever * Mouth ulcers * Diarrhea * Sore throat * Chills * Shortness of breath * Redness around a wound * Increased risk of acute myelogenous leukemia * Increased risk of myelodysplasia * Increased risk of bone marrow disorder

Causes - Severe congenital neutropenia

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Prevention - Severe congenital neutropenia

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Diagnosis - Severe congenital neutropenia

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Prognosis - Severe congenital neutropenia

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Treatment - Severe congenital neutropenia

Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans. 

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