What is Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome?

Also known as: WAS.

Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects the immune system and the blood coagulation system. It causes reduced immune function that predisposes the patient to infections, less ability to form blood clots, abnormal white blood cells and an increased risk of autoimmune disorders, among other complications.

Reviewed by: Jose G. Calderon, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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