Medical Dictionary: Late-onset hypogammaglobulinemia


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Late-onset hypogammaglobulinemia: Another name for Common Variable Immunodeficiency.
Late-onset hypogammaglobulinemia (condition): Immune deficiency from reduced antibodies.

Late-onset hypogammaglobulinemia: CVI is also called hypogammaglobulinemia, adult-onset agammaglobulinemia, late-onset hypogammaglobulinemia, and acquired agammaglobulinemia. CVI is relatively common. Infants sometimes have symptoms of CVI, though in most cases symptoms do not show up until the second or third decade of life. 1

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Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Primary Immune Deficiency, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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