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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 491-492

Liver abscess in a boy with hyper IgE syndrome


Department of Pediatrics, Pediatric Liver Clinic, B J Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharastra, India

Correspondence Address:
Ira Shah
1/B Saguna, 271/B Street Francis Road, Vile Parle (West), Mumbai - 400 056, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4863.192353

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Hyper immunoglobulin-E syndrome is a rare primary immunodeficiency disease, characterized by the classical triad of recurrent staphylococcal skin abscesses, pneumonia with pneumatocele formation, and elevated levels of serum IgE, usually over 2000 IU/mL. Chronic granulomatous disease, hyper IgE, and complement deficiencies are immunopathologies known to be associated with liver abscesses. We present a 2 ½-year-old boy with liver abscess and associated hyper IgE.


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