Common variable immunodeficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus.

  title={Common variable immunodeficiency in systemic lupus erythematosus.},
  author={M{\'o}nica D Fern{\'a}ndez-Castro and Susana Mellor-Pita and Mar{\'i}a Jes{\'u}s Citores and Pilar Hernandez Munoz and Pablo Tutor-Ureta and Lucia Silva and Juan A. Vargas and Miguel Yebra-Bango and Jos{\'e} Lu{\'i}s Andreu},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={36 4},
OBJECTIVE The development of common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) or hypogammaglobulinemia in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is rare. The purpose of this article is to provide a detailed review of lupus-associated CVID and to identify clinical characteristics and laboratory features in patients with SLE-associated CVID. METHODS We describe 2 patients with SLE and CVID and review the cases published in the English literature highlighting both the demographic and the clinical… CONTINUE READING
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