Progression of selective IgA deficiency to common variable immunodeficiency.

  title={Progression of selective IgA deficiency to common variable immunodeficiency.},
  author={Asghar Aghamohammadi and Javad Mohammadi and Nima Parvaneh and Nima Attaran Rezaei and Mostafa Moin and Teresa Espa{\~n}ol and Lennart Hammarstrom},
  journal={International archives of allergy and immunology},
  volume={147 2},
Selective IgA deficiency (IgAD) is the most common primary immunodeficiency in Caucasians. Although it is often asymptomatic, selected patients show an increased frequency of infections, allergies and autoimmune manifestations. Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a primary antibody deficiency disease that shares many clinical features with IgAD. A common genetic basis for IgAD and CVID has been suggested based on their occurrence in members of the same family and the similarity of the… CONTINUE READING
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