Primary CD59 deficiency

What is Primary CD59 deficiency?

Primary CD59 deficiency is a rare, genetic, hematologic and neurologic disease characterized by chronic, Coombs-negative hemolysis associated with early-onset, relapsing, immune-mediated, inflammatory, axonal or demyelinating, sensory-motor, peripheral polyneuropathy and isolated or recurrent cerebrovascular events (in anterior or posterior circulation).

Inheritance type

Autosomal recessive


  • Worldwide: <1 in 1,000 000

Age of Onset

  • Infancy
  • Neonatal
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