Immunoglobulin M Deficiency Follow-up

Updated: Nov 14, 2016
  • Author: Iftikhar Hussain, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Follow-up

Further Outpatient Care

Determination of quantitative immunoglobulins (IgM, IgG, IgA, IgE) and IgG subclasses should be performed at periodic intervals (ie, every 1-2 y).

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Complications

Prompt treatment of infections helps to decrease morbidity and mortality.

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Prognosis

Patients with severe life-threatening infections clearly have poor prognoses. Other patients who are asymptomatic may have excellent prognoses.

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Patient Education

Educate patients to promptly report any symptoms of infection.

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