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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 1260-1262

Recurrent episodes of pneumonia in a toddler: Don't forget chronic granulomatous disease


1 Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AIIMS Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine, AIIMS Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pediatrics, AIIMS Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Dr. Alkesh Kumar Khurana
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, AIIMS Bhopal, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jfmpc.jfmpc_29_19

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A 4-year-old boy presented with community acquired pneumonia, hepatosplenomegaly and bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy. The peripheral blood film showed significant monocytosis and bone marrow examination revealed multiple histiocytic granulomas. Presence of CD 68 positive granulomas supported by cytological findings enabled us to make a diagnosis of chronic granulomatous disease.


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