Which malignancies may be present in common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
  • Print

In patients with CVID, the risk of certain malignancies is high.

Lymphomas of a B-cell phenotype are of particular concern.

Malignancy is most likely associated with the Epstein-Barr virus.

The risk of gastric carcinoma is almost 50 times greater in patients with CVID than in other individuals.

Malignant melanomas are reported.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!