Chronic granulomatous disease presenting with salmonella brain abscesses

Andrea Finocchi, Alessia Claps, Jessica Serafinelli, Irene Salfa, Daniela Longo, Gigliola Di Matteo, Alessandro Aiuti, Paolo Rossi

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Abstract

Chronic granulomatous disease is a rare primary immunodeficiency caused by phagocytic cell defect. We describe the case of 43-month-old boy with chronic granulomatous disease presenting with Salmonella spp brain abscesses, together with a review of the 13 cases reported in the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)525-528
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Volume33
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Brain Abscess
Salmonella
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Keywords

  • brain abscess
  • chronic granulomatous disease
  • review of literature
  • Salmonella spp
  • treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Medicine(all)

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Chronic granulomatous disease presenting with salmonella brain abscesses. / Finocchi, Andrea; Claps, Alessia; Serafinelli, Jessica; Salfa, Irene; Longo, Daniela; Di Matteo, Gigliola; Aiuti, Alessandro; Rossi, Paolo.

In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, Vol. 33, No. 5, 2014, p. 525-528.

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Finocchi, Andrea ; Claps, Alessia ; Serafinelli, Jessica ; Salfa, Irene ; Longo, Daniela ; Di Matteo, Gigliola ; Aiuti, Alessandro ; Rossi, Paolo. / Chronic granulomatous disease presenting with salmonella brain abscesses. In: Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2014 ; Vol. 33, No. 5. pp. 525-528.
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