Idiopathic CD4+ T-cell Lymphocytopenia: Report of a Case 11 Years after Diagnosis

  • Noel Lorenzo Villalba Service de Médecine Interne, Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
  • Abrar-Ahmad Zulfiqar Service de Médecine Interne, Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
  • Yasmine Maouche Service de Médecine Interne, Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France
  • Zaida Cordoba Sosa nternal Medicine Department, Fuerteventura General Hospital, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Maria Belen Alonso Ortiz Internal Medicine Department. Dr Negrin University Hospital. Gran Canaria
  • Emmanuel Andres Service de Médecine Interne, Diabète et Maladies Métaboliques, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg, France

Keywords

Lymphocytopenia, HIV, lymphocyte immunophenotyping

Abstract

We report the case of a 23-year-old woman evaluated for asthenia and lymphocytopenia. Clinical examination was unremarkable but laboratory tests showed the presence of CD4 lymphocytopenia. Secondary causes of CD4 lymphocytopenia were ruled out and a previous diagnosis of idiopathic CD4+ T-cell lymphocytopenia was retained. CD4 lymphocytopenia has persisted for 11 years now but the patient has been clinically asymptomatic.

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  • Published: 2020-03-30

    Issue: Vol 7 No 5 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
    Lorenzo Villalba, N., Zulfiqar, A.-A., Maouche, Y., Cordoba Sosa, Z., Alonso Ortiz, M. B., & Andres, E. (2020). Idiopathic CD4+ T-cell Lymphocytopenia: Report of a Case 11 Years after Diagnosis. European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine, 7(5). https://doi.org/10.12890/2020_001589

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