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Stem cells are used in the treatment of immune disorders

Stem Cells and immune disorders

How can stem cell therapy be beneficial in the treatment of immune disorders?

An immune disorder is a dysfunction of the immune system. Disorders of the innate or adaptive immunity usually occurs in early childhood and often lead to serious or fatal complications. These disturbances affect development and/or function of different cells in the immune system.

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID, all types)-SCID is a group of inherited immune system disorders that are present at birth. They can become life-threatening within the first year of life if left untreated.

When used in a transplant the stem cells from cord blood can help rebuild a new healthy immune system in the patient in need.

  • Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency (SCID)
  • Bare Lymphocyte Syndrome (SCID)
  • Chedial-Higashi Syndrome (SCID)
  • Chronic Granulomatous Disease
  • Congenital Neutropenia
  • Di George Syndrome
  • Evans Syndrome
  • Fucosidosis
  • Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)
  • Hemophagocytosis Langerhan´s Cell Histiocytosis (Histiocytosis X)
  • IKK Gamma Deficiency (NEMO Deficiency)
  • Immune Dysregulation, Plyendocrinopathy, Enteropathy, X-linked (IPEX) Syndrome
  • Kostmann Syndrome (SCID)
  • Myelokathexis
  • Omenn Syndrome (SCID)
  • Phosphorylase Deficiency (SCID)
  • Purine Nucleoside (SCID)
  • Reticular Dysgenesis (SCID)
  • Severe Combined Immunodeficiency Diseases (SCID)
  • Thymic Dysplasia
  • Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome
  • X-linked Agammaglobulinemia
  • X-linked Lymphoproliferative Disorder
  • X-linked Hyper IgM Syndrome

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