Other Names for this Disease
- Hyper IgD syndrome
- Hyperimmunoglobinemia D with recurrent fever
- Hyperimmunoglobulinemia D and periodic fever syndrome
- Hyperimmunoglobulinemia D syndrome
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Hyper IgD syndrome is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner, which means both copies of the gene in each cell have mutations. The parents of an individual with an autosomal recessive condition each carry one copy of the mutated gene, but they typically do not show signs and symptoms of the condition. About one half of patients have a positive family history.
Last updated: 3/5/2013
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- Shinawi M, Scaglia F. Hereditary Periodic Fever Syndromes. Medscape Reference. 2013; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/952254-overview. Accessed 3/5/2013.