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Stem Cell Conditions We Treat

Our physicians make every attempt to stay at the forefront of treatment advances, making sure they provide our patients with the best care possible. At Lurie Children’s, Stem Cell Transplant is used to treat various conditions, including but not limited to the list below. 

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Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SDS)

A rare, inherited condition that has effects throughout the body, causing poor absorption of fats, bone-marrow dysfunction and skeletal malformations.

Wilms Tumor

Also called nephroblastoma, a cancerous tumor originating in the cells of the kidney.

Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS)

An extremely rare condition typified by the presence of eczema, thrombocytopenia (low number of blood platelets) and immune deficiency (causing severe infections).

X-linked Lymphoproliferative Disease (XLP)

An extremely rare disorder of the immune system showing itself with infectious mononucleosis, dysgammaglobulinemia (abnormal levels of certain antibodies), and lymphoma.

X-linked Severe Combined Immunodeficiency 1 (SCID-X1)

A rare inherited disease in boy babies in which the body’s cells that fight off infection from certain bacteria, viruses and fungi are lacking or defective.