Chaim R Roifman

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We describe radiographic changes in the ribs and scapulae seen in the first 6 months of life in children with ADA (adenosine deaminase) deficiency severe combined immundeficiency syndrome (SCIDS). We suggest that these changes are reversible with appropriate enzyme replacement therapy. The purpose of this study was to describe characteristic rib and(More)
Background Adenosine deaminase (ADA) deficiency is a disorder where the accumulation of purine metabolites, which are particularly toxic to lymphocytes, can lead to severe, life threatening infections. In addition, ADA deficiency also affects other tissues. Few reports describe the presence of neutropenia in these patients, primarily in older patients after(More)
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