TUBERCULOSIS WITH HYPER IgE

 
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An 8 years old boy presented with cough for 4 months. His Mantoux test was 22 mm and chest X-Ray was suggestive of primary complex. In view of recurrent cough, a serum IgE was done that was elevated (4763 IU/L). He was started on antituberculous therapy (ATT) and completed 6 months of ATT. There were no other symptoms of any other infections or allergies.
Expert Opinion :
His repeat IgE levels were 1005 IU/L after 3 months.
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Alok Kumar
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should have another cause
8 months ago
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Salma Ahmed
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Other feature of the syndrome
Facial feature, skin rash or abscess, esinophilia and delay eruption of teeth
Not serum IgE only

8 months ago

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