Idiopathic late-onset immunoglobulin deficiency. Clinical observations in 50 patients.

@article{Hermans1976IdiopathicLI,
  title={Idiopathic late-onset immunoglobulin deficiency. Clinical observations in 50 patients.},
  author={Paul E. Hermans and Jos{\'e} A. Diaz-Buxo and John D. Stobo},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1976},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={
          221-37
        }
}
Fifty patients with late-onset idiopathic immunoglobulin deficiency were studied and the frequency of various clinical associations and complications was observed. Men and women were equally affected, although the age at onset in men peaked in the third decade whereas it was more uniformly distributed in women. Sinobronchopulmonary infections were common and were caused by Haemophilus influenzae. Diplococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus: bronchiectasis occurred… CONTINUE READING
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