TITLE

PARTICULAR DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT FEATURES OF A CASE OF COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNOGLOBULIN DEFICIENCY ASSOCIATED WITH GLUTEN INTOLERANCE AND SEVERE MALABSORPTION SYNDROME

AUTHOR(S)
Georgescu, A.; Georgescu, D.; Dorobantu, D.
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Therapeutics, Pharmacology & Clinical Toxicology;Dec2011, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The authors present the case of a Common variable immunoglobulin deficiency (CVID) patient who has hypogammaglobulinemia, bowel involvement and severe malabsorption syndrome. Various problems related to positive and differential diagnosis are discussed within the framework of a very severe progression due to malabsorption syndrome with cachexia, numerous intercurrent pulmonary, intestinal, genital and skin infections and thrombophilia secondary to malabsorption. Eventually the course of disease is favourable partially thanks to the multidisciplinary approach undertaken.
ACCESSION #
73307744

 

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