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, cilt.40, ss.95-98, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/etd.2018.0102
  • Dergi Adı: ERCIYES MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.95-98

Özet

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.