Disseminated Aspergillosis as the Herald Manifestation of Chronic Granulomatous Disease in an Adult Patient


Chronic granulomatous disease is an inherited defect in intracellular killing of ingested microorganisms characterized by recurrent life threatening bacterial and fungal infections including invasive aspergillosis in early childhood.
We report  a  disseminated aspergillosis as  the  representative  of  adult  onset  chronic granulomatous disease without previous infection, with dramatic response to combination of antifungal and interferon therapy.

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Adulthood Anidulafungin Aspergillosis Chronic granulomatous disease Dihydrorhodamine Invasive fungal infection Voriconazole

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Alavi Darazam I, Akhavan Zanjani H, Sanaee D, Tabarsi P, Alavi Moghaddam M, Mansouri D. Disseminated Aspergillosis as the Herald Manifestation of Chronic Granulomatous Disease in an Adult Patient. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol. 1;13(1):66-70.