Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Dayton, Oh WPAFB
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I'm so lost! My son's lab results show decreased lymphocytes, decreased IgM, and a very poor antigen response to tetanus.
It was a Hematologist/Oncologist/Immunologist that ordered the labs and I just got a call from his Case Manager who said the dr reviewed the results and says there's no cause for concern.
First of all, clinically he shows signs of an immune deficiency. He's had decreased T-cells his whole life as a result of a thymus defect (he has 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome) He's been experiencing lots of illnesses that are somewhat difficult to treat and some that have led to hospitalization. So we suspected that there might be more than just a slight t-cell deficit, and sure enough these labs seem to suggest that.
So why is the dr not concerned? I would understand if the dr said "the results were abnormal, but it's not a treatable deficiency, so just keep doing what you're doing" but instead he just said "not concerned." ??
Mommy to BigBoy Ian (3-17-05) ; LittleBoy Connor (3-3-07) (DiGeorge/VCFS):; BabyBoy Gavin (10-3-09) x3 AngelBaby (1-7-06)