Efficacy of Intravenous Immunoglobulin in a Case of Emanuel
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We report a case of a male patient with Emanuel syndrome (ES) with multiple systemic malformations. He had frequent recurrent seizures and infectious diseases after six months. Because the level of immunoglobulin (IgG) was below the normal range for his age, he was administered intravenous immuno- globulin (IVIG) whenever infection occurred. As he grew up, the frequency of infections and seizures were reduced after IVIG therapy. Although the mechanism was not identified, IVIG might be effective for not only recurrent infections, but also for reducing recurrent seizures....

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