Immunodeficiency

/Tag:Immunodeficiency

COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY WITH GRANULOMATOUS-LYMPHOCYTIC INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE

Case Presentation: A 34 year old male with a history of CVID subclass 2 and 4, with low IgG level, absent IgA, liver nodular regenerative hyperplasia with portal hypertension, and immune thrombocytopenic purpura status post [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:43+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY WITH GRANULOMATOUS-LYMPHOCYTIC INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE

PULMONARY NOCARDIOSIS IN A PUBLIC HOSPITAL: 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

Background: Nocardiosis is a rare but potentially severe infection that can affect the immunocompromised as well as the immunocompetent population. It presents as a localized or disseminated infection, most commonly introduced through the respiratory trac. [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:21+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Consultative Medicine, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on PULMONARY NOCARDIOSIS IN A PUBLIC HOSPITAL: 10 YEARS EXPERIENCE

THE NOT SO GOOD SYNDROME: A CASE OF GOOD’S SYNDROME COMPLICATED BY ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME

Case Presentation: Good’s syndrome (GS) is a rare, adult-onset combined B and T cell immunodeficiency with an associated thymoma. These patients have an increased risk of bacterial, fungal, viral, and opportunistic infections. A 75-year-old African [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:33:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on THE NOT SO GOOD SYNDROME: A CASE OF GOOD’S SYNDROME COMPLICATED BY ERYTHEMA MULTIFORME