UNDETECTED COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNE DEFICIENCY IN A YOUNG ADULT OF PAKISTANI DESCENT
AbstractCommon variable immune deficiency (CVID) is a syndrome which is due to deficiency of humoralimmune response resulting in increased susceptibility to infections. We report a case of CVID in a 24-year-old male who presented with a history of recurrent pneumonias
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