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X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a rare genetic disease that causes a weakened immune system. It mainly affects boys.
Detailed information on x-linked dominant inheritance
X-linked inheritance means that the gene alteration causing the trait or the disorder is located on the X chromosome. Females have two X chromosomes, and males have one X and one Y. Mutations in X chromosome genes can be recessive or dominant.
Detailed information on x-linked recessive inheritance
X-rays use invisible electromagnetic energy beams to make images of internal tissues, bones, and organs. Standard X-rays are done for many reasons, including diagnosing tumors or bone injuries.
X-rays use invisible electromagnetic energy beams to make images of internal tissues, bones, and organs on film. Standard X-rays are done for many reasons, including diagnosing tumors or bone injuries.
Your doctor may order an X-ray of the skull to diagnose a fracture of a skull bone, a pituitary tumor, or certain metabolic and endocrine disorders that cause bone defects of the skull.
This procedure may be used to diagnose back or neck pain, fractures or broken bones, arthritis, degeneration of the disks, tumors, or other problems.
An X-ray of the spine, neck, or back can help diagnose a range of problems, from back or neck pain to abnormalities in the alignment of the spine, such as kyphosis or scoliosis.