Caspase-8 deficiency


Caspase-8 deficiency: A rare type of immunodeficiency disorder caused by a deficiency of caspase-8. Caspase-8 an important part of the immune system as it is involved in the activation of T lymphocytes, B lymphocytes and natural killer cells


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Caspase-8 deficiency includes the 4 symptoms listed below: * Lymphadenopathy * Enlarged spleen * Immunodeficiency * Frequent infections


The phrase "signs of Caspase-8 deficiency" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Caspase-8 deficiency that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Caspase-8 deficiency" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Caspase-8 deficiency. The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Caspase-8 deficiency. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Caspase-8 deficiency has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Caspase-8 deficiency signs or Caspase-8 deficiency symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Caspase-8 deficiency may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Caspase-8 deficiency symptoms.