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back to 2013, vol. 19, b. 3
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2013, vol. 19, book 3;
Subject Collection: Medicine
Page: 457-460
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2013193.457
Published online: 12 November 2013

J of IMAB. 2013 Jul-Dec;19(3):457-460
Lidija Kareva Corresponding Autor, Kristina Mironska, Katarina Stavric.
Clinic for children’s disease, Department of immunology, Faculty of Medicine - Skopje, Macedonia.

Patients with X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA) are prone to recurrent bacterial infections due to low levels of immunoglobulins. Clinical symptoms include recurrent bacterial otitis media, bronchitis, pneumonia, meningitis, skin infection and arthritis.In the majority of cases arthritis can be shown to be caused by infection, but also aseptic arthritis and autoimmune diseases may be present. Monoarthritis and oligoarthritis is usual pattern, although polyarthritis may occur. This paper presents diagnostic and therapeutic problems in our patients with agammaglobulinemia and arthritis.  

Key words: hagammaglobulinemia; arthritis; children;

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Kareva L, Mironska K, Stavric K. JOINT DISEASE IN CHILDREN WITH X LINKED AGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA. J of IMAB. 2013 Jul-Dec;19(3):457-460. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2013193.457.

Correspondence to: Dr. Lidija Kareva, Clinic for children’s disease, Department of immunology, Faculty of Medicine – Skopje; Vodnjanska 17, Skopje, Macedonia; E-mail:;

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Accepted for publication: 12 July 2013
Published online: 12 November 2013

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