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TFR1 deficiency

Gene: TFRC

Inheritance pattern: Autosomal recessive

Deficiency of Transferrin receptor 1 (TFR1) is a rare recessive immunodeficiency, which has been associated with hypogammaglobulinemia, defective T cell function in spite of normal quantities, intermittent neutropenia and thrombocytopenia, and mild anemia. TFR1 deficiency has been successfully treated via hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) with a resolution of all abnormalities.

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Adapted from the IDF Patient & Family Handbook for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases, Sixth Edition 
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