oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthesia and Job syndrome : syndromic vignettes in anaesthesia

Volume 14, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



Job's syndrome, an autosomal dominant disorder, was first described by Davis et al in 1966. He called the disorder 'Job syndrome' after the biblical figure Job : (Job 2 : 7). Davis et al described two unrelated girls with lifelong histories of indolent Staphylococcal abscesses. Both had eczema soon after birth and had persistent weeping lesions on the ears and face.

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