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Medical Term:

hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome


Definition: an immunodeficiency disorder characterized by high levels of plasma IgE concentrations, a leukocyte chemotactic defect, and recurrent staphylococcal infections, and cold-abscess formatin in the skin, upper respiratory tract, and other sites.

Synonym(s): Job syndrome

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