Chronic Granulomatous Disease in a Boy Who Presented With Dactilitis Caused by Serratia Marcescens, Mimicking Rheumatic Monoarthritis in the Newborn Period: A Case Presentation


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CANSEVER M. , KIRÇIL N. , KÖKER M. Y. , PATIROĞLU T.

ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.40, no.2, pp.95-98, 2018 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/etd.2018.0102
  • Title of Journal : ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-98

Abstract

Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a heterogenous genetic primary immune deficiency disorder, characterized by life-threatening infections and granulomas secondary to increased inflammatory responses. Most infections involve the lungs, skin, lymph nodes, and liver. Wedescribe a child diagnosed with CGD and the p67phox mutation presenting with Serratia marcescens arthritis without osteomyelitis in the newborn period.