Primary acquired hypogammaglobulinemia and regional enteritis

H. Fillit, L. Bernstein, M. Davidson, Lawrence J. Brandt, G. Bezahler, M. Cohen

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Abstract

The authors had a patient with primary acquired hypogammaglobulinemia (PAH), nodular lymphoid hyperplasia, giardiasis, and the subsequent development of regional enteritis (RE). The case is of interest because the development of regional enteritis in a patient with PAH has not been previously reported to their knowledge. The interaction of hypogammaglobulinemia and RE is discussed from an immunologic point of view. The report adds RE to the many known bowel diseases associated with PAH.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1252-1254
Number of pages3
JournalArchives of Internal Medicine
Volume137
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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