Sporadic case of warts, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency, and myelokathexis syndrome.

@article{Tarzi2005SporadicCO,
  title={Sporadic case of warts, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency, and myelokathexis syndrome.},
  author={Michael D Tarzi and Michael Jenner and Keith L Hattotuwa and Asma Z Faruqi and George A Diaz and Hilary Longhurst},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={116 5},
  pages={1101-5}
}
The term WHIM syndrome (WHIMS) is an acronym describing a rare primary immunodeficiency disorder characterized by warts, hypogammaglobulinemia, immunodeficiency, and myelokathexis, the unusual association of neutropenia with bone marrow myeloid hypercellularity. WHIMS was recently associated with mutations in the gene encoding the chemokine receptor CXCR4 and as such is the first disease ascribed to abnormalities of chemokine signaling. We report a sporadic case of WHIMS in a woman presenting… CONTINUE READING

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