Severe combined immunodeficiency due to DNA-PKcs deficiency

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Synonyms: SCID due to DNA-PKcs deficiency

Severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID) due to DNA-PKcs deficiency is an extremely rare type of SCID (see this term) characterized by the classical signs of SCID (severe and recurrent infections diarrhea failure to thrive) absence of T and B lymphocytes and cell sensitivity to ionizing radiation.

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Advocacy Organizations

Accessia Health Foundation

Accessia Health pioneered the patient assistance model for people living with chronic medical conditions. We provide financial assistance to pay for prescriptions, medical treatments and expenses, travel and insurance premiums. Our program services include healthcare education, specialized legal services, and case management. We’re leveraging our three decades of our entrepreneurial spirit to expand patient assistance support to serve today’s healthcare consumers. Serving diverse populations is our #1 goal and we seek partners who share our belief that all people deserve to have access to healthcare. Over $1.1 billion has been distributed to patients throughout the country, helping them navigate their way through the complexities of the healthcare system. You can help us do even more.

SCID Angels For Life Foundation

SCID Angels for Life is committed to increasing awareness, providing a safe environment for families to connect, granting family scholarships, promoting research, and providing parent and family education for those affected by Severe Combined Immune Deficiency. SCID Angels believes that through our advocacy and support we can empower every patient to strive for the highest possible quality of life

Ukrainian Association of Pediatric Immunology

Development of pediatric and clinical immunology in Ukraine. Raising awareness of inborn errors of immunity in Ukraine and rare immune diseases; Advocacy campaigns supporting patients with rare immune diseases and their treatment plans; Scientific research; Sharing knowledge about immunoprophylaxis; Advocacy campaigns supporting immunoprophylaxis.

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Clinical Trials

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