volume 27, issue 6, P537-543 2006
DOI: 10.2500/aap.2006.27.2893
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Abstract: Omenn syndrome (OS) is a rare disorder within the combined immunodeficiency family that is characterized by a diffuse exudative, erythematous rash, lymphadenopathy, hepatosplenomegaly, alopecia, and failure to thrive. Specific lab findings unique to OS include hypereosinophilia, elevated IgE, excess production of oligoclonal T-cells and near-to-absent B-cells. Much remains elucidated about the underlying genetic cause of OS. Until recently, it was felt that the disease was primarily caused by mutations of the …

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