By Gary M. White, MD
GATA2 deficiency is a novel dominant immunodeficiency that is often recognized later in life and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of patients with generalized verrucosis [British J Dermatology May 2014].
- Onset ranges from early childhood to late adulthood.
- There is great variability in clinical findings.
- Immunodeficiency, monocytopenia, lymphopenia and a tendency to develop myeloid leukemia and vascular/lymphatic dysfunction is typical.
Reported skin findings include herpes virus infection, generalized verrucosis, panniculitis, primary lymphedema, skin cancers and Sweet's syndrome.
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