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Recurrent epididymo-orchitis in an 8-year-old child with Kostmann syndrome (severe congenital neutropenia).

Authors
  • Celik, Umit
  • Alabaz, Derya
  • Kocabas, Emine
  • Leblebisatan, Goksel
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of tropical paediatrics
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2006
Volume
26
Issue
2
Pages
153–154
Identifiers
PMID: 16709337
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Underlying congenital genito-urinary tract anomalies are the most common cause of recurrent epididymo-orchitis in prepubertal boys. An 8-year-old boy was admitted with recurrent pulmonary and skin infections, was diagnosed as Kostmann syndrome and developed epididymo-orchitis. This appears to be the first case of Kostmann syndrome associated with epididymo-orchitis.

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