John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Hyperimmunoglobin E syndrom: a sign of TH1/TH2 imbalance? Volume 9, numéro 2, March 1999

Department of Dermatology, Okayama University Medical School, Shikata-chô 2-5-1, Okayama 700-8558, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 129-31
  • Année de parution : 1999

Hyperimmunoglobulin E syndrome (HIES) is a congenital disorder characterized by high serum IgE, chronic eczematoid dermatitis, and recurrent infections particularly of the skin and the respiratory tract [1]. The most common bacterial pathogen in this disease is Staphylococcus aureus. Abnormality of neutrophil chemotaxis has been described in many cases of this syndrome, now it is suggested that this is a resultant event [2]. Elevation [...]