Division of Allergy and Immunology Patient Stories

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New Genetic Condition Identified: Luke’s Story

Luke and his mom

Luke’s repeated infections worried his parents and puzzled his doctors. Whole-exome sequencing helped CHOP researchers discover a new genetic disease causing his symptoms and determine the best course of treatment.

Hypogammaglobulinemia: Dylan’s Story

Dylan and his family

Looking for bright spot during COVID-19? Look no further than 7-year-old Dylan, an active 2nd grader who’s had his first infection-free year in his entire life.

Food Allergies: Grace's Story

Grace with her favorite foods

Plagued with food allergies for years, 12-year-old Grace can now eat almost anything thanks to a breakthrough oral immunotherapy program at CHOP.

Peanut Allergy: Addison's Story

mom and daughter

Addison’s peanut allergy has improved greatly thanks to a promising new treatment at CHOP. The 12-year-old has shown her thanks by raising money to help more kids like her.