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2022 Dec 09

BMC Pediatr



The search for a unifying diagnosis involving neurological, endocrine and immune dysfunction: a case report of a novel presentation of DAVID syndrome.


We report a novel presentation of deficit in anterior pituitary function with variable immune deficiency (DAVID) syndrome in a healthy young girl presenting in Addisonian crisis with raised intracranial pressure. Nearly all cases of DAVID syndrome described in the literature have presented with recurrent infections and variable immunodeficiency. Pseudotumour cerebri has not been reported in DAVID syndrome to date.