p56 Lck deficiency

Patients have in the first year of life failure to thrive, opportunistic infections, and low or absent immunoglobulin levels.

Therapeutic options

  • Bone marrow transplantation is the only treatment of SCID. Other recommendations include intravenous gamma-globulin infusion, irradiation of all blood products, antibiotherapy.
  • eMedicine

Research programs, clinical trials