CHRISTOPHER M. MARTIN, M.D.; EUGENE BRONSTEIN, M.D.; SHELDON DRAY, M.D.
A 63 year old secretary was admitted to the Clinical Center on July 20, 1954, with a chief complaint of "low resistance."
Eight years previously, after having been well for 15 years, she had begun to have frequent upper respiratory infections, ulcers of the tongue and buccal mucosa, right costovertebral angle tenderness and "pleurisy." During the following year, at the age of 56, she contracted a fungus infection of the fingernails and recurrent sinusitis, tonsillitis and cervical adenitis. Blood studies by her physician revealed the hemoglobin to be 13.0 gm., and the total protein 6.5 gm. per 100
MARTIN CM, BRONSTEIN E, DRAY S. AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA: CLINICAL STAFF CONFERENCE AT THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH*. Ann Intern Med. 1957;47:533–543. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-47-3-533
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