James Crowe
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Recurrent pneumococcal arthritis as the presenting manifestation of X-linked agammaglobulinemia.

Peters TR, Brumbaugh DE, Lawton AR, Crowe JE
Clin Infect Dis. 2000 31 (5): 1287-8

PMID: 11073766 · DOI:10.1086/317430

Pneumococcal arthritis in children older than 24 months is unusual and can suggest underlying immunodeficiency. We report a case of recurrent pneumococcal arthritis as the presenting manifestation of X-linked agammaglobulinemia.

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Agammaglobulinemia Arthritis, Infectious Child, Preschool Genetic Linkage Humans Knee Joint Male Pneumococcal Infections Recurrence Streptococcus pneumoniae X Chromosome

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