CVID


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AcronymDefinition
CVIDCommon Variable Immunodeficiency
CVIDComplete, Verifiable and Irreversible Dismantlement (North Korea nuclear weapons program)
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Because our study included only children [less than or equal to] 18 years of age, persons with CVID who often do not develop signs or symptoms of immune deficiency until they are young adults would have been missed (33).
CVID is the most frequent symptomatic primary immunodeficiency.
Patients with CVID show hypo gammaglobulinaemia in the presence of normal or nearnormal B cell counts which has been named agammaglobulinemia with B cells.
A confirmation of CVID diagnosis was therefore made due to lack of LGL/NK cells and a B-cell maturation defect.
The Rastads have been living with CVID since Alec was born.
Seventy-two of them occurred in CVID patients, while 26 and 17 in XLA and HIGM patients, respectively.
This previously unreported finding that RP and CVID could occur concomitantly may point to mechanisms that underlie the etiology of either disease.
1-5) Patients with CVID invariably experience recurrent or chronic infections, (6) and they have a 5-to-13-fold higher risk of malignancy; 7% of these malignancies are non-Hodgkin's lymphomas.
Severe, recurrent herpes simplex virus infections also are common with CVID.
Patients suffering from CVID require life-long treatment with antibodies to protect against recurrent infection.
Those who hold this view also increasingly support the notion that CVID (complete, verifiable, and irreversible dismantlement) of North Korea's nuclear program is impossible to implement.