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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
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Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 12, 2012
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