AssessmentsHyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome
Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome
In autosomal dominant hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome, there is a defect in the ability to produce which leads to problems with neutrophil and macrophage function.
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A 4-year-old is brought to the pediatric dermatologist because of a persistent rash for 4 years. The mother reports that the child has had similar rashes since birth. Subsequently, the boy has had numerous skin infections and abscesses which, when cultured, grow Staphylococcus aureus. Physical examination shows coarse facies and scoliosis. Which of the following immunoglobulins is most likely to be elevated?