Symptoms and Signs of Bubble Baby Disease

Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Lakshmi Venkataraman, MD
Last Updated on Dec 08, 2018
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What are the Symptoms and Signs of Bubble Baby Disease?

  • Frequent bacterial, viral and fungal infections which do not respond to medicines and become life-threatening
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Not gaining weight
  • Fever
  • Recurrent lung infections or opportunistic infections such as pneumocystis pneumonia
  • Sepsis
  • Infection of the brain such as meningitis
  • Skin infections
  • Ear Infections
  • Fungal infections in the mouth (oral candidiasis) and diaper region.
Symptoms and Signs of Bubble Baby Disease

References:

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