Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy presenting as Staphylococcus aureus sepsis with deep neck infection.

Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy (THI) is characterized by a prolongation and accentuation of the physiologic hypogammaglobulinemia normally occurring during the first 3 to 6 months of life and recovers spontaneously between 18 and 36 months of age. Infants with THI may remain asymptomatic or develop recurrent sinopulmonary infections, but severe… CONTINUE READING