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A three year - old male child comes with recurrent sinopulmonary infections. There are no nodes palpated in the cervical area and no tonsils seen on oral exam. The child has been treated for an infection nearly every 1 -2 months since birth. There are no skin infections.

What is the most likely diagnosis?

A. Hyper IgE syndrome.
b. IgA deficiency.
c. X - linked agammaglobulinemia.
d. Common variable immunodeficiency.
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Brutons agammaglonulinemia
Infections start around 6-9 months when maternal IgG weans off
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Thanks..

U all are correct

c. X - linked agammaglobulinemia.

Exclusively in male .

Absence of skin infection strongly againest hyper IgE syndrome.
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c. X - linked agammaglobulinemia.
Yes. The lady is right.
Absence of lymph nodes with recurrent sinopulmonary infection in a male child.
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