Immunoglobulin D Deficiency Treatment & Management

Updated: Sep 13, 2016
  • Author: Camellia L Hernandez, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Treatment

Medical Care

After excluding more extensive immunodeficiency, possibly with the assistance of an allergist or clinical immunologist, patients do not need further routine care. Longitudinal follow-up examinations with periodic quantitative immunoglobulin measurements and surveillance for immune, infectious, or rheumatologic disease are advised.

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Surgical Care

Surgical measures are not a component of treatment.

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Consultations

If a nonspecialist discovers the IgD deficiency, refer the patient to an allergist or clinical immunologist to help exclude other more serious related conditions.

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Diet

Patients require no special diet.

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Activity

Activity restrictions are not necessary.

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