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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Prophylactic immunoglobulin is not routinely recommended but may be useful in patients with severe, recurrent bacterial infections and hypogammaglobulinaemia.
Development of hypogammaglobulinaemia in a patient with common variable immunodeficiency.
KIOVIG is also indicated for immunomodulation in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), Guillain Barre syndrome, Kawasaki Disease; and is indicated for hypogammaglobulinaemia in patients after allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
One of the most frequently encountered PID is common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) or acquired hypogammaglobulinaemia.
Encephalomyelitis in primary hypogammaglobulinaemia.
Patients at high risk for EG include those with malignancies, hypogammaglobulinaemia, patients on steroid therapy and those who are immunodeficient.
This was followed by IFE to confirm the presence of BJP when the urine sample was not clearly negative by UPEP or when a monoclonal band or hypogammaglobulinaemia were noted in the serum.
In the EU and other countries it is indicated for the use in: primary humoral immunodeficiency (PI); myeloma or chronic lymphatic leukaemia with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections; in children with congenital AIDS who have repeated bacterial infections; immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) in children or adults at high risk of bleeding or prior to surgery to correct the platelet count; Guillain Barre syndrome; Kawasaki disease.
indications: - replacement therapy in primary immunodeficiency syndromes, - congenital agammaglobulinemia and hypogammaglobulinemia, - replacement therapy in myeloma or chronic lymphatic leukemia with severe secondary hypogammaglobulinaemia and recurrent infections.