Our child has CdLS. Will she have a low immune system?
There has never been any major reason to suspect a problem with the immune system. The children appear to get routine pediatric illnesses. Some children do get recurrent upper respiratory tract infections, but the cause is unclear. A study is currently underway to assess this.
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