Acute pericarditis: A peculiar manifestation of common variable immune deficiency

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Nasim Ramzi
Shahrooz Yazdani
Hamed Talakoob
Hossein Karim
Mahnaz Jamee
Gholamreza Azizi


Common variable immunodeficiency; acute pericarditis; inflammatory complication


Common variable immune deficiency (CVID) is known as the most prevalent symptomatic inborn error of immunity associated with autoimmune and inflammatory complications in addition to recurrent infections. In this study, we investigated the prevalence of acute pericarditis as a complication in the past medical history of 337 CVID patients. We found five patients (1.5%) that had experienced acute pericarditis, and described the medical history of three patients.

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