hypogammaglobulinaemia


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Related to hypogammaglobulinaemia: transient hypogammaglobulinemia

hy·po·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
Decreased gamma fraction of serum globulin; associated with increased susceptibility to pyogenic infections.
Synonym(s): hypogammaglobulinaemia.

hypogammaglobulinaemia

Abnormally low levels of the immunoglobulin gammaglobulin in the blood. This is a feature of some kinds of immunodeficiency and can be corrected by monthly injections of gamma globulin.

hy·po·gam·ma·glob·u·lin·e·mi·a

(hī'pō-gam'ă-glob'yū-li-nē'mē-ă)
Decreased gamma fraction of serum globulin; associated with increased susceptibility to pyogenic infections.
Synonym(s): hypogammaglobulinaemia.
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