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Immunodeficiency, both primary and secondary, can occur due to a variety of defects within the immune system. Clinical manifestation is heterogeneous, with infective, immune-mediated, malignant and auto-immune conditions occurring depending on the area of immune system affected. The gastro-intestinal tract is frequently affected. Here we discuss important subtypes of immunodeficiency and gastrointestinal presentations associated with these.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Gastroenterology
EditorsErnst Kuipers
ISBN (Electronic)9780128187289
Publication statusPublished - 6 Nov 2019


  • Antibody deficiency
  • B cell
  • diarrhea
  • human immunodeficiency virus
  • infective complication
  • primary immune deficiency
  • secondary immune deficiency
  • T cell
  • villous atrophy


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