hypogammaglobulinemia


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hypogammaglobulinemia

[¦hī·pō‚gam·ə¦gläb·yə·lə′nē·mē·ə]
(medicine)
Reduced blood levels of gamma globulin.
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Having reviewed the anamnesis, clinical examination and the laboratory test results we can confirm the final diagnosis of Atopic dermatitis with Staphylococcus aureus skin infection, Allergy to cow's milk proteins, and transient hypogammaglobulinemia.
However, hypogammaglobulinemia related to B cell depletion after rituximab treatment is not usually problematic and is not associated with any clinical morbidity Recently a prolonged hypogammaglobulinemia was reported in some patients receiving the therapy as an adjuvant to autologous stem cell transplantation (19), (20).
The concept of Transient Hypogammaglobulinemia was firstly announced to the English medical literature by Gitlin and Janeway (1956).
Home treatment of hypogammaglobulinemia with subcutaneous gammaglobulin by rapid infusion.
Thymomas can also be associated with autoimmune and paraneoplastic syndromes, such as pure red cell aplasia (50% of patients with red cell aplasia will have thymoma, and 5% of patients with thymoma will have red cell aplasia), hypogammaglobulinemia (10% of patients with thymoma will have hypogammaglobulinemia, and 5% of patients with hypogammaglobulinemia will have thymoma), endocrine disorders, cutaneous disorders, and connective tissue disorders.
1) Fifty percent of patients with pyoderma gangrenosum have an underlying disorder such as inflammatory bowel disease, arthritis, hematological malignancy, infections, sarcoidosis, hypogammaglobulinemia, or HIV.
Hypogammaglobulinemia has not been associated to SLE in the medical literature (13).
35) Of note, the effect of HIV on HCV is consistent with another scenario describing HCV-positive patients who were immunocompromised because of a condition called hypogammaglobulinemia.
Another unfavorable modifier of the natural history of HCV infection is hypogammaglobulinemia.
Varicella vaccine should not be administered to persons who have primary or acquired immunodeficiency, including immunosuppression associated with AIDS or other clinical manifestations of HIV infection, cellular immunodeficiency, hypogammaglobulinemia, and dysgammaglubulinemia.
Mulvihill has made important contributions to the understanding of the genetic origins of such diseases as multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis, and X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia.