Acute Rejection of a Kidney Transplant in a Patient With Common Variable Immunodeficiency: A Case Report.
Transplant Proc 2017 Mar;49(2):380-385
Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. Electronic address:
Common variable immunodeficiency is a primary immunodeficiency characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia and recurrent bacterial infections. We report a case of a 44-year-old male patient with end-stage renal disease and an established diagnosis of common variable immunodeficiency who underwent a living unrelated kidney transplant. He remained nearly infection free on maintenance immunoglobulin replacement. Read More