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220 Possible Causes for Eczema, Increased Susceptibility to Infections, Recurrent Otitis Media

  • Primary Immune Deficiency Disorder

    The most common symptom of PIDD is an increased susceptibility to infection.[symptoma.com] Eczema Histological Pictutre: 25.[slideshare.net] Scarred tympanic membranes or chronic perforation due to recurrent otitis media is commonly seen in patients with antibody deficiencies.[worldallergy.org]

  • Hypogammaglobulinemia

    susceptibility to pyogenic infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Babies with hypogammaglobulinemia often get respiratory tract infections, food allergies, and eczema. Infants can also develop urinary tract and intestinal infections.[healthline.com] Case description: A 41-year-old female with TS, hypothyroidism, and recurrent otitis media as a child presents with severe vitamin deficiencies including: iron, vitamin B12[eposters.net]

  • HIV Infection

    Fig 3. eSF enhance HIV infection more potently than DCs in a manner involving both trans -infection and increased susceptibility of T cells to HIV infection.[journals.plos.org] […] ectoparasites Insect bites Scabies Demodicosis Inflammatory conditions Seborrhoeic dermatitis Psoriasis (new onset and severe forms, including pustular psoriasis and erythroderma ) Eczema[dermnetnz.org] They may present with recurrent infections of the respiratory tract, including otitis media, tonsillitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, and bronchitis.[symptoma.com]

  • Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis

    susceptibility to infection cystitis (bladder inflammation) easily broken bones diabetes cognitive changes such as mood swings sterility cancer of the bladder.[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] otitis media otalgia lower respiratory symptoms hemoptysis renal symptoms hematuria skin leukocytoclastic angiitis Imaging Radiography indication should be performed in all[medbullets.com] There were no signs of recurrent otitis media or mastoiditis, and sigmoid sinus thrombosis was ruled out.[thieme-connect.com]

  • Down Syndrome

    Leukemia, thyroid diseases, autoimmune disorders, epilepsy, intestinal obstruction, and increased susceptibility to infections (including recurrent respiratory infections)[emedicine.com] Alopecia areata (2.9–20%), vitiligo (1.9%), seborrhoeic eczema (8–36%), folliculitis (10.3–26%) and syringoma (12.3–39.2%) are more frequently seen in children with DS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Shwachman Syndrome

    Affected individuals with neutropenia may also have additional abnormalities believed to result from an increased susceptibility to infections.[rarediseases.org] Other features include cutaneous (e.g. eczema or ichthyosis) and dental anomalies, and psychomotor retardation.[orpha.net] otitis media, mastoiditis, and two episodes of pneumonia.[journals.plos.org]

  • Wiskott Aldrich Syndrome

    Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS) is an X-linked recessive disorder characterized by thrombocytopenia, small platelets, eczema, increased susceptibility to infection, and immunodeficiency[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Eczema may be severe and facilitate entry of microorganism into the host.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] otitis media infections.[emedicine.com]

  • Food Allergy

    Defects in the immune system result in increased susceptibility to infection 1-19.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Whilst the association between eczema and food allergy is well established, the role of dietary manipulation in children with eczema remains controversial.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] View Article PubMed Google Scholar Lanphear BP, Byrd RS, Auinger P, Hall CB: Increasing prevalence of recurrent otitis media among children in the United States.[dx.doi.org]

  • Common Variable Immunodeficiency

    susceptibility to infections.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] WAS has a classic presentation with eczema, microcytic thrombocytopenia and recurrent encapsulated infection in a young boy.[hawaii.edu] Antibody immunodeficiencies are marked by hypo- or dysgammaglobulinemia, recurrent bacterial otitis media, and sinopulmonary infections.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Autosomal Dominant Hyper-IgE Syndrome

    Common features are severe eczema, increased susceptibility to infections and markedly raised levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE).[piduk.org] Skin Affected by Hyper IgE Syndrome A newborn rash or eczema is frequently the first manifestation of AD-HIES.[primaryimmune.org] A persistent cough, sinusitis (infection of the sinuses), recurrent otitis media (middle ear infections) are also common in Hyper IgE Syndrome affected infants.[syndromespedia.com]

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