Idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia: A case report.

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Idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia: A case report.

J Postgrad Med. 2020 Jan 02;:

Authors: Umamaheshwari S, Sumana MN, Shetty MS, Gopal S

Idiopathic CD4+ T lymphocytopenia (ICL) is a very rare immunodeficiency syndrome with an unexplained depletion of CD4+ T lymphocytes and no evidence of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection. Here we report a 29-year-old male patient who had severe ulcerative colitis with low level CD4+ count of 254 cells/mm3, and had no evidence of HIV or Human T cell Lymphotrophic virus type I or II infections. He had recurrent Candidiasis infection and his CD4 count was just 53 cells/mm3 after 3 months. The cause for the decline of CD4 T lymphocytes was unknown.

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