The reversibility of phenytoin-induced IgA deficiency

@article{Gilhus2004TheRO,
  title={The reversibility of phenytoin-induced IgA deficiency},
  author={N. Gilhus and J. Aarli},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={226},
  pages={53-61}
}
SummaryPhenytoin has been shown to induce serum IgA deficiency in patients with epilepsy. We have followed 37 phenytoin-treated patients with reduced serum IgA concentrations for 2–7 years. All anti-epileptic drug treatment was withdrawn in 8 patients. Phenytoin was substituted by other anti-epileptic drugs in 13 patients. Sixteen patients received phenytoin unchanged. The mean serum IgA concentration increased from 0.14 g/l to 0.71 g/l in the patients off drug treatment, and from 0.20 g/l to 0… Expand
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