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Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal:
doi: 10.1097/INF.0000000000000270
Immunology Reports

Chronic Granulomatous Disease Presenting With Salmonella Brain Abscesses

Finocchi, Andrea MD, PhD*; Claps, Alessia MD*; Serafinelli, Jessica MD*; Salfa, Irene MD*; Longo, Daniela MD; Di Matteo, Gigliola BSc, PhD; Aiuti, Alessandro MD, PhD; Rossi, Paolo MD, PhD*

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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.

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