Job syndrome

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hy·per·im·mu·no·glob·u·lin E syn·drome

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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An immunodeficiency characterised by multiple recurring abscesses
Lab Defects in neutrophil and monocyte chemotaxis, increased IgE
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Job syndrome

Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome, see there.
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Rebecca H., U.S. pediatrician and allergist, 1933–.
Buckley syndrome - recurrent furunculosis, recurrent pneumonias, and pruritic dermatitis. Patients have a markedly elevated serum IgE. Synonym(s): Job syndrome


Biblical character in the Old Testament who suffered from skin and bowel disease, from which he recovered.
Job syndrome - Synonym(s): Buckley syndrome
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