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Hyper IgM syndrome [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2005; 20(3): 183-184

Hyper IgM syndrome

Müferet Ergüven, Arzu Akdağ, Merve Usta, Rüstem Üçel, Hamit Özkan
Göztepe SSK Hospital, Pediatric Clinic, Istanbul

The hyper IgM syndrome is a rare, inherited immune deficiency disorder and somatic. The most common form of hyper IgM syndrome is of X-linked inheritance and caused by CD40
ligand gene mutations. Patients usually become symptomatic before the second year of life, with recurrent pyogenic and opportunistic infections such as P. carinii and Cryptosporidium.
In this article, we reported three cases that have recurrent infections and reviewed the clinical features of this rare disease.

Keywords: Immun deficiency, hyper IgM syndrome, recurrent infections


Hiper IgM sendromu

Müferet Ergüven, Arzu Akdağ, Merve Usta, Rüstem Üçel, Hamit Özkan
Göztepe SSK Eğitim Hastanesi, Pediatri Kliniği, İstanbul

Anahtar Kelimeler: İmmun yetersizlik, hiper IgM sendromu, tekrarlayan infeksiyonlar


Müferet Ergüven, Arzu Akdağ, Merve Usta, Rüstem Üçel, Hamit Özkan. Hyper IgM syndrome. Medeniyet Med J. 2005; 20(3): 183-184

Corresponding Author: Müferet Ergüven, Türkiye


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