We are the combination of four hospitals: the General Hospital, the Children’s Hospital, the Women’s Hospital and the Traumatology, Rehabilitation and Burns Hospital. We are part of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus: a world-leading health park where healthcare plays a crucial role.
Below we will list the departments and units that form part of Vall d’Hebron Hospital and the main diseases that we treat. We will also make recommendations based on advice backed up by scientific evidence that has been shown to be effective in guaranteeing well-being and quality of life.
We will guide you from your first visit to the centre, allowing you to find all the departments and make the most of our facilities. Whatever the reason for your visit, we will explain how to get about the hospital.
This is a type of primary immunodeficiency disorder (PID) - genetically-based minority immune system disorders - which affects the granulocytes, the cells that are essential to eliminate microbes.
Neutrocytes or phagocytes are cells that usually destroy bacteria, but with this disease they are incapable of eliminating them. With this disease, the phagocytes look for reinforcement from the surrounding cells, creating a “ball” (called a granuloma) to try to contain the infection.
With a specific blood test:
It can also cause:
Paediatric Infectious Diseases and Immunodeficiencies Unit
Hereditary Angioedema Unit
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