What is the role of pulmonary function testing 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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Excluding an infectious etiology is important. The periodic monitoring of pulmonary function is crucial in any patient who is able to perform the forced expiratory maneuvers.


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