Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

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

Liver abscess in a boy with hyper IgE syndrome


Sneha Nandy, Ira Shah 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Nandy S, Shah I. Liver abscess in a boy with hyper IgE syndrome.J Family Med Prim Care 2016;5:491-492


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Nandy S, Shah I. Liver abscess in a boy with hyper IgE syndrome. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2016 [cited 2019 Sep 15 ];5:491-492
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