Which pulmonary findings are characteristic of hypogammaglobulinemia?

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

  • Recurrent bronchitis and pneumonias can lead to bronchiectasis and lung fibrosis.

  • Rales, rhonchi, and wheezing can be observed on lung examination in such patients.

  • Digital clubbing may result from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).


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