Pulmonary infections associated with systemic capillary leak syndrome attacks in a patient with hypogammaglobulinemia

@article{Lassoued1998PulmonaryIA,
  title={Pulmonary infections associated with systemic capillary leak syndrome attacks in a patient with hypogammaglobulinemia},
  author={Ka{\"i}ss Lassoued and J. -P. Clauvel and Thomas Similowski and Brigitte Autran and Djaouida Bengoufa and Eric Oksenhendler},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={24},
  pages={981-983}
}
Systemic capillary leak syndrome (SCLS) is a rare disorder of unknown etiology, characterized by recurrent hypovolemic shock attacks associated in most cases with a serum monoclonal immunoglobulin. Prophylactic therapy is usually disappointing and the outcome is often fatal. We report on a patient with recurrent hypovolemic shocks consistent with the diagnosis of SCLS associated with severe serum panhypogammaglobulinemia but no detectable monoclonal immunoglobulin or B cell proliferation… CONTINUE READING

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