What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of common variable immunodeficiency (CVID)?

Updated: Feb 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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For the detection of pulmonary abnormalities in patients with common variable immunodeficiency (CVID), high-resolution computed tomography of the chest may be more useful than plain chest radiography or pulmonary function testing.


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