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Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis

  • Rakesh Kumar Pilania
  • Rashmi Rekhi
  • Deepti Suri
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Abstract

Approximately 40–70% of patients with Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) develop autoimmunity, most commonly autoimmune hemolytic anemia

Autoimmune disease in WAS is predictive for malignancies later in life

Keywords

Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome Autoimmune hemolytic anemia Vasculitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Kumar Pilania
    • 1
  • Rashmi Rekhi
    • 1
  • Deepti Suri
    • 1
  1. 1.Allergy Immunology Unit, Department of PediatricsAdvanced Pediatrics Centre, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)ChandigarhIndia

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