When is watchful waiting indicated in the treatment of hypogammaglobulinemia?

Updated: Dec 26, 2018
  • Author: Elizabeth A Secord, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
  • Print
Answer

In cases of slightly low immunoglobulin (IgG) where antibody production is intact, watchful waiting is encouraged. Infants with transient hypogammaglobulinemia often have resolution of this finding without intervention. Some individuals will have low immunoglobulin without disruption of ability to produce antibody, and require no intervention.


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