Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Aug 11, 2020
  • Author: Francisco J Hernandez-Ilizaliturri, MD; Chief Editor: Emmanuel C Besa, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Patients with combined B-cell and T-cell disorders present with symptoms similar to those of patients with pure B-cell disorders; however, the association of infections controlled by cellular immunity should point to the possibility of a combined deficiency in both humoral and cellular immunity. Exclude HIV infection with appropriate testing.

Differential Diagnoses