Autosomal recessive hyper IgE syndrome
- AR hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome
- DOCK8 deficiency
- HIES autosomal recessive
- Hyper Ig E syndrome, autosomal recessive
In contrast to AD-HIES, the AR variant is further characterized by extreme hypereosinophilia (increase in the eosinophil count in the bloodstream); susceptibility to viral infections such as Herpes simplex and Molluscum contagiosum; involvement of the central nervous system; T-cell defects; and a high death rate. The dental, skeletal, connective tissue, and facial features present in AD-HIES are absent in AR-HIES. AR-HIES is inherited in an autosomal recessive fashion and is caused by mutations in the DOCK8 gene.
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- Hyper-IgE Recurrent Infection Syndrome, Autosomal Recessive. Online Mendelian Inheritance of Man (OMIM). June 21, 2013; http://omim.org/entry/243700. Accessed 1/14/2014.
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