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LAD

LAD Definition Leukocyte adhesion defect (LAD) syndromes are a group of rare primary immunodeficiency syndromes (seeprimary immunodeficiencies below) with impaired leukocyte adhesion, marked leukocytosis, and recurrent infections. Classification To date, three specific defects have been elucidate...

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