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2019 Nov

Open Forum Infect Dis



Back Pain in a 23-Year-Old Male With X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease.


Sabo MC, Blain M, McCulloch D, Glasgow HL, Sengupta DJ, Le T, Cookson BT, Pottinger PS, Liles CW, Graham SM
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Nov; 6(11):ofz449.
PMID: 31723573.


Patients with chronic granulomatous disease are at increased risk for invasive aspergillosis. Cryptic species are being increasingly recognized as distinct causes of infection in this population. In this study, we describe the first case of vertebral osteomyelitis in a patient with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease.