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Default during digeorges syndrome gamma glogulin level...???

hey friends i have confusion in digeorges syndrome gamma globulin level normal or decreased???.....i think there is pure t cell deficiency..so no class switching occurs..only IgM can be produced...is IgM is included in gamma globulin....i believe that only IgG is included in gamma globulin....please explain me!!!

one more question..during di george syndrome mediastinal shadow is widened or narrowed????
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so, digeorge syndrome is due to lack of thymus and thymus is a place for maturation for T cells. but B cells are normal.. since we know that T cells are required for antibodies formation therefore gamma globulins will be low. and gamma globulins are antibodies like IgG
and on image there is no thymus thereforefore mediastinal shadow will be narrowed!!!
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