hypogammaglobulinemia

A condition in which the level of immunoglobulins (antibodies) in the blood is low and the risk of infection is high.

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  • Hypogammaglobulinemia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 D80.0 D80.1 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • hypogammaglobulinemia — noun A type of immune disorder characterised by a reduction in all types of gamma globulins …   Wiktionary

  • hypogammaglobulinemia — Decreased quantity of the gamma fraction of serum globulin; sometimes used loosely to denote decreased quantity of immunoglobulins in general; associated with increased susceptibility to pyogenic infections. SYN: hypogammaglobinemia. acquired h.… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypogammaglobulinemia — hy·po·gam·ma·glob·u·li·ne·mia …   English syllables

  • hypogammaglobulinemia — noun an abnormally low concentration of gamma globulin in the blood and increased risk of infection • Hypernyms: ↑immunodeficiency …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|D|80|7|d|80 ICD9 = ICD9|279.09 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = ped eMedicineTopic = 2280 MeshID = Transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy is a form of… …   Wikipedia

  • physiologic hypogammaglobulinemia — a normal period of hypogammaglobulinemia seen in all infants at about 5–6 months of age as the level of transplacentally acquired maternal immunoglobulins declines before endogenous immunoglobulin synthesis rises to normal levels …   Medical dictionary

  • transient hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy — prolongation of the normal physiologic hypogammaglobulinemia of infancy caused by delayed development of endogenous immunoglobulin production and associated with increased susceptibility to infections …   Medical dictionary

  • X-linked hypogammaglobulinemia — X linked infantile hypogammaglobulinemia see under agammaglobulinemia …   Medical dictionary

  • acquired hypogammaglobulinemia — common variable immunodeficiency …   Medical dictionary

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