Partial in vivo response to corticosteroid treatment in common variable immune deficiency.

Abstract

The case of a 13-year-old girl with CVI is presented who required steroid treatment for myositis. After three weeks of treatment, the serum IgM level increased about ten-fold. Specific antibodies to vaccination antigens, which despite adequate vaccination were absent prior to any kind of treatment, could be synthesized following steroid treatment. The… (More)

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@article{Wahn1985PartialIV, title={Partial in vivo response to corticosteroid treatment in common variable immune deficiency.}, author={Volker Wahn and Hans Grosse-Wilde and Heike Rosin and Carrie Carls and Ulrich Goebel}, journal={Infection}, year={1985}, volume={13 1}, pages={15-9} }