Report of one case of hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome

AUTHORS

Mohammad Aminianfar 1 , * , aliasghar saedi 1 , mohammad darvishi 1

1 Assistant Professor of Infectious and Tropical disease, Army University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

How to Cite: Aminianfar M, saedi A, darvishi M. Report of one case of hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2011 ; 13(5):e93920.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: 13 (5); e93920
Published Online: May 19, 2011
Article Type: Case Report
Received: November 16, 2010
Accepted: October 17, 2010
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Abstract

Hyperimmunoglobulin E (HIE) syndrome is a rare immunodeficiency disorder. HIE syndrome has multiple abnormalities include recurrent skin abscesses (hence, the name Job syndrome), pneumonia, high serum levels of IgE, Facial, dental and skeletal features. We presented a case of HIE with dermatologic findings, recurrent productive cough and facial features. The diagnosis of HIE require differentiation from other disease. No definitive therapy is available for the treatment. The mainstay of treatment is the control of bacterial infections.

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