Mortality and morbidity in common variable immunodeficiency.

  title={Mortality and morbidity in common variable immunodeficiency.},
  author={Asghar Aghamohammadi and Nima Pouladi and Nima Parvaneh and M. Vafaee Yeganeh and Masoud Movahedi and Mohamad Gharagolou and Z Pourpak and Nima Attaran Rezaei and Ali Salavati and Sina Abdollahzade and Mostafa Moin},
  journal={Journal of tropical pediatrics},
  volume={53 1},
Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a heterogeneous group of disorders, characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia, defective specific-antibody production resulting in recurrent bacterial infections. Delay in diagnosis and inadequate treatment result in increased irreversible complications and mortality. To determine persistent morbidities, mortality rate and survival in Iranian patients with CVID, hospital records of 72 (39 males and 33 females) diagnosed CVID patients were reviewed… CONTINUE READING