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20 Diseases You've Probably Never Heard Of

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Leukocyte Adhesions Deficiency (LAD) Syndromes

LAD syndromes are characterized by dysfunctional white blood cells, which leads to higher rates of infection.
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This is a group of diseases affecting the immune system. LAD syndromes are characterized by defects affecting how white blood cells respond and travel to the site of a wound or infection. Symptoms vary from person to person, but all who are affected develop an increased susceptibility to recurrent bacterial and fungal infections.

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