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María Vanessa Enderica Díaz
Dr. Andrés Santiago Bueno Castro
Dr. Pedro José Quizhpe Marín
Dr. Francisco Faicán Benenaula
Juan Pablo Uyaguari


Hyperimmunoglobulinemia/ Immunoglobulin E/ pulmonary/ bronchiectasis


Hyperimmunoglobulinemia E Syndrome (HIES) is a medical condition that can be sporadic or inherited. It consists of multiple overlapping primary immunodeficiencies and is characterized by a classic triad of elevated immunoglobulin E (IgE) levels, recurrent pneumonias, and skin abscesses. The prevalence of this pathology is 1/1,000,000 live births.

Objective: To describe the clinical case of a patient with Hyper IgE Syndrome who presented in adolescence with skin and respiratory conditions.

Methodology: observational-descriptive study with the report of a clinical case whose discussion was accompanied by pertinent bibliography on the subject. Articles were searched in scientific databases such as PubMed, Elsevier and Springer, taking into account only those articles in English and Spanish, with years of edition after 2018, and that belong to quartiles 1-4. In this work, we report the case of a 22-year-old male patient who was admitted to the pulmonology clinic with a productive yellowish cough of one month accompanied by dyspnea, after performing diagnostic imaging tests, bronchiectasis was obtained as findings, so the etiological investigation of the same was initiated and after this the diagnosis of Hyperimmunoglobulinemia E Syndrome was made.

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