Familial Eosinophilia

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Familial Eosinophilia

Familial eosinophilia is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by peripheral hypereosinophilia (greater than 500 eosinophils/micro liter of blood) with or without other oragn involvement (summary by {5:Rioux et al., 1998}).
 

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The terms "Familial Eosinophilia" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Familial eosinophilia: a benign disorder?
 

Author(s): Amy D Klion, Melissa A Law, William Riemenschneider, Mary Lou McMaster, Margaret R Brown, McDonald Horne, Barbara Karp, Michael Robinson, Vandana Sachdev, Eben Tucker, Maria Turner, Thomas B Nutman

Journal: Blood. 2004 Jun;103(11):4050-5.

 

Familial eosinophilia (FE) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by marked eosinophilia and progression to end organ damage in some, but not all, affected family members. To better define the pathogenesis of FE, 13 affected and 11 unaffected family members (NLs) underwent ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2004

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Familial eosinophilia maps to the cytokine gene cluster on human chromosomal region 5q31-q33.
 

Author(s): J D Rioux, V A Stone, M J Daly, M Cargill, T Green, H Nguyen, T Nutman, P A Zimmerman, M A Tucker, T Hudson, A M Goldstein, E Lander, A Y Lin

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 1998 Oct;63(4):1086-94.

 

Familial eosinophilia (FE) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by peripheral hypereosinophilia of unidentifiable cause with or without other organ involvement. To localize the gene for FE, we performed a genomewide search in a large U.S. kindred, using 312 different polymorphic ...

Last Updated: 4 Dec 1998

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Last Updated: 11 Nov 2014

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Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of ACZ885 in Pediatric Patients With the Following Cryopyrin-associated Periodic Syndromes: Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome, Muckle-Wells Syndrome, or Neonatal Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cryopyrin-associated Periodic Syndromes; Familial Cold Autoinflammatory Syndrome; Muckle-Wells Syndrome; Neonatal Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease

 

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2014

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Genotype and Phenotype Correlation in Hereditary Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Upshaw-Schulman Syndrome)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura; Congenital Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura; Familial Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura; Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Congenital; Upshaw-Schulman Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2014

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