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Chronic Granulomatous Disease in a Boy Who Presented With Dactilitis Caused by Serratia Marcescens, Mimicking Rheumatic Monoarthritis in the Newborn Period: A Case Presentation
1 Division of Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey  
2 Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey,.  
3 Department of Immunology, Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey  
Erciyes Med J ; : -
DOI: 10.5152/etd.2018.0102
Key Words: Chronic granulomatous disease, dactilitis, Serratia marcescens
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.

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