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Selective IgA Deficiency

Selective IgA Deficiency

The immune system deficiency in which IgA immunoglobulin is absent from the body. IgA antibody present in the secretions of body and protect the body from the several types of infections.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of selective IgA deficiency include:Selective IgA Deficiency SYMPTOMS CAUSES TREATMENT

Causes

The exact cause of this condition is still unknown but it may assume that certain autoimmune conditions associated with this disorder like rheumatoid arthritis, celiac disease, lupus syndrome etc.

Diagnosis

After taking history and doing physical examination your doctor might recommend the blood test and serum antibodies test to check the IgA deficiency.

Treatment

There is no cure for this disease. Only symptomatic treatment will make the life easy for such patients. Antibiotics will treat the bacterial infection.

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