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Severe selective IgM deficiency.
  1. I N Ross,
  2. R A Thompson


    Among the primary antibody deficiency syndromes, severe selective IgM deficiency (also previously known as type V dysgammaglobulinaemia) is rare, and the majority of previous reports have indicated a fatal outcome. Three adult patients who were found to have a persistently low serum IgM are described. This deficiency was not obviously related to their presenting illness; in two of the patients, who were investigated in detail, it appeared to be of no immediate consequence.

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