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Definition

A primary immunodeficiency disorder with altered immune responses and impaired clearance of fungal infections, selective against Candida. It is characterized by persistent and/or recurrent infections of the skin, nails and mucous membranes caused by organisms of the genus Candida, mainly Candida albicans.

Acronym

IMD51

Synonyms

CANDF5
Candidiasis, familial, 5
Candidiasis familial 5 autosomal recessive
Candidiasis familial chronic mucocutaneous autosomal recessive
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis 5

 
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