Lymphadenopathy driven by TCR-V γ 8V δ 1 T-cell expansion in FAS-related autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome

Blood Adv. 2017 Jun 22;1(15):1101-1106. doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2017006411. eCollection 2017 Jun 27.


FAS-dependent apoptosis in Vδ1 T cells makes the latter possible culprits for the lymphadenopathy observed in patients with FAS mutations.Rapamycin and methylprednisolone resistance should prompt clinicians to look for Vδ1 T cell proliferation in ALPS-FAS patients.