Which neurologic 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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Neurologic

  • Paralytic poliomyelitis may occur in patients with antibody deficiencies following vaccination with live attenuated poliovirus vaccine, although live polio vaccinations are no longer used in the United States.

  • Deep sensory loss with decreased vibratory and position sense of limb segments is seen in pernicious anemia.


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