Immune defect due to absence of thymus


Immune defect due to absence of thymus: A congenital disorder where the absence of the thymus results in immune system problems (deficiency of T-Lymphocytes). The thymus is involved in the production of mature functioning T-cells which fight infection.


The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Immune defect due to absence of thymus includes the 17 symptoms listed below: * Absent thymus * T-cell deficiency * Impaired antibody synthesis * Lymphopenia * Failure to thrive * Enlarged liver * Enlarged spleen * Chronic diarrhea * Pyoderma * Eczematoid rash * Metaphyseal dysostosis * Recurring pseudomonas infection * Recurring monilia infections * Susceptibility to viral infections * Chronic bronchopulmonary infections * Emphysema


* Chronic diarrhea * Enlarged liver * Enlarged spleen * Failure to thrive