JOSE A. DIAZ-BUXO, M.D.; PAUL E. HERMANS, M.D., F.A.C.P.; LILA R. ELVEBACK, Ph.D.
Twelve of 50 consecutive patients with idiopathic late-onset immunoglobulin deficiency had cholelithiasis. This represents a prevalence rate of 24%, which is significantly above the rate in a control group of 500 patients from this medical center matched 10:1 for age and sex (P < 0.005). This finding adds a new gastrointestinal abnormality to those known to occur in idiopathic late-onset immunoglobulin deficiency.
JOSE A. DIAZ-BUXO, PAUL E. HERMANS, LILA R. ELVEBACK. Prevalence of Cholelithiasis in Idiopathic Late-Onset Immunoglobulin Deficiency. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:213–214. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-82-2-213
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;82(2):213-214.
Biliary Disorders, Gastroenterology/Hepatology.
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