Fulminant Aspergillus Pneumonitis in a Healthy Child with Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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Nattachai Anantasit
Anant Khositseth
Vorachai Sirikulchayanonta
Sayomporn Sirinavin


Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an inherited immunodeficiency characterized as defect in one of the 4 subunits of the nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate oxidase complex affecting phagocytosis activities. Patients] symptoms are usually gradual onset or asymptomatic. The authors report a girl with rapidly progressive pneumonia in previously healthy child who not response empirical antibiotic.

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Anantasit, N., Khositseth, A., Sirikulchayanonta, V., & Sirinavin, S. (2011). Fulminant Aspergillus Pneumonitis in a Healthy Child with Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Ramathibodi Medical Journal, 34(4), 240-244. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ramajournal/article/view/137919
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