Natural killer cell deficiency syndrome

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What is natural killer cell deficiency syndrome?

Natural killer (NK) cell deficiency syndromes are rare disorders in which either the number, function, or both of NK cells is abnormal, in the absence of any other condition known to affect NK cells. It is characterized by severe, recurrent, or atypical herpes infections.

Common symptoms reported by people with natural killer cell deficiency syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with natural killer cell deficiency syndrome

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Who has natural killer cell deficiency syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 3
30s 4
40s 6
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 18

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from natural killer cell deficiency syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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