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5 Facts you should know about

Common variable immunodeficiency

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A group of disorders characterized by low levels of immunoglobulins (Ig).

2

Characterized by low levels of protective antibodies

and an increased risk of infections.

3

Patients with CVID may experience frequent bacterial and viral infections

of the upper airway, sinuses, and lungs.

4

Symptoms most commonly begin in early adulthood

but can occur at any age.

5

Acute lung infections can cause pneumonia,

and long-term lung infections may cause bronchiectasis.

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