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Case Report
A Month-Old Infant with Chronic Granulomatous Disease Presented as Pulmonary Aspergillosis
SY Bae, JH Jung, KH Kim, YM Hong, HS Koo, JY Seoh, KS Hong, ES Kang, YS Won, JH Yoo
Clin Exp Pediatr. 2000;43(3):444-449.   Published online March 15, 2000
Chronic granulomatous disease(CGD) is an uncommon inherited disorder in which phagocytic cells fails to produce antimicrobial superoxide(O2-) due to NADPH oxidase deficiency. This disease can be easily screened by PMA(phobol myristate acetate)-activated nitroblue tetrazolium(NBT) test. Also the disease has features of chronic pyogenic infection, granuloma formation, anemia, hypergammaglobulinemia, and leukocytosis. Treatment uses antibiotics sensitive to specific organism, surgical drainage...
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