Question: Family history?
Significance: X-linked disorders are common.
Question: Number and duration of infections?
Significance: to determine whether the problem is one of clearance or ...
Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis
Suspected SCID requires isolation, cytomegalovirus-negative/irradiated blood products, and a...
Most antibody deficiencies have an excellent prognosis. Transient or developmental deficiencies of IgG or IgG subclasses typically resolve by 2 years of age.
Some patients with CV...
Ballow M. Approach to the patient with recurrent infections. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2008;34(2):129–140. [View Abstract on OvidInsights]
Fischer A. Human primary immunodefici...
279.3 Unspecified immunity deficiency
279.03 Other selective immunoglobulin deficiencies
279.06 Common variable immunodeficiency
279.04 Congenital hypogammaglobulinemia
279.8 Other specified dis...
Q: Does a child with thrush require evaluation?
A: A child with severe thrush in the absence of risk factors should have an evaluation for T-cell dysfunction, HIV, and the possibility of chronic mu...
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