Common variable immunodeficiency: computed tomography evaluation of bronchopulmonary changes including nodular lesions in 40 patients. Correlation with clinical and immunological data.

@article{Bondioni2010CommonVI,
  title={Common variable immunodeficiency: computed tomography evaluation of bronchopulmonary changes including nodular lesions in 40 patients. Correlation with clinical and immunological data.},
  author={Maria Pia Bondioni and Annarosa Soresina and Vassilios Lougaris and Diego Gatta and Alessandro Plebani and Roberto Maroldi},
  journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography},
  year={2010},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={395-401}
}
BACKGROUND Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is the most common symptomatic primary immunodeficiency characterized by recurrent respiratory tract infections, mainly sustained by encapsulated bacteria, that may cause irreversible changes in the lungs. METHODS Forty patients with CVID were evaluated by computed tomography of the lung; 20 of these… CONTINUE READING