Recurrent Granulibacter bethesdensis Infections and Chronic Granulomatous Disease
Figure 2. Radiologic and pathologic findings of Granulibacter bethesdensis infection in patient 2, a 36-year-old man from the United States with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease. A) Contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CT) image at initial examination (December 2005), showing multiple lucencies in the spleen (arrows) and edema and stranding in the omentum and mesentery. B) Contrast-enhanced CT image (September 2006), showing resolution of splenic lesions after prolonged antimicrobial drug therapy. C) Contrast-enhanced CT image (April 2008), showing multiple lucencies in the spleen consistent with abscesses. D) Gross view of the sectioned spleen after splenectomy (April 2008), showing numerous abscesses.