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Lytic lesion of skull: a rare presentation of chronic granulomatous disease


An 18-month-old boy presented with lytic lesion of skull and recurrent abscesses with Serratia marcescens. The extensive work up revealed a gene mutation confirming the diagnosis of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD). This case scenario underscores the importance of exploring the possibility of immunodeficiency if there is a history of recurrent abscesses with atypical organism. The case also demonstrates that CGD can present as lytic lesion of skull.

  • paediatrics
  • immunology

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