NIH scientists find cause of rare immune disease.
Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have identified a genetic mutation in three unrelated families that causes a rare immune disorder characterized by excessive and impaired immune function. Symptoms of this condition include immune deficiency, autoimmunity, inflammatory skin disorders and cold-induced hives, a condition known as cold urticaria.
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|Publication:||National Institutes of Health: News and Events|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Jan 12, 2012|
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