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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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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