Common variable hypogammaglobulinemia in pregnancy: treatment with high-dose immunoglobulin infusions.

@article{Madsen1986CommonVH,
  title={Common variable hypogammaglobulinemia in pregnancy: treatment with high-dose immunoglobulin infusions.},
  author={Dr. Jan Lysg{\aa}rd Madsen and Val Catanzarite and F Varela-Gittings},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={1986},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={327-9}
}
Pregnancy outcomes when the mother has common variable hypogammaglobulinemia are poor unless immunoglobulin levels are returned to normal or near-normal range. Intravenous immunoglobulin infusions are the favored mode of therapy. Here, we report the fifth patient so treated. Weekly doses of 200 mg/kg during the third trimester were required. A healthy term… CONTINUE READING