Common variable immunodeficiency - an update

  title={Common variable immunodeficiency - an update},
  author={Ulrich Salzer and Klaus Warnatz and Hans Hartmut Peter},
  booktitle={Arthritis research & therapy},
Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) describes a heterogeneous subset of hypogammaglobulinemias of unknown etiology. Typically, patients present with recurrent bacterial infections of the respiratory and gastrointestinal tract. A significant proportion of CVID patients develops additional autoimmune, inflammatory or lymphoproliferative complications. CVID is the most frequent symptomatic primary immunodeficiency encountered in adults. Informative monogenetic defects have been found in single… CONTINUE READING
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