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Volume 25, Number 5—May 2019

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Fatal Meningitis in Patient with X-Linked Chronic Granulomatous Disease Caused by Virulent Granulibacter bethesdensis

Mafalda Rebelo1, Li Ding1, Ana Isabel Cordeiro, Conceição Neves, Maria João Simões, Adrian M. Zelazny, Steven M. Holland2, and João Farela Neves2Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: Hospital Dona Estefânia—Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Entidade Publica Empresarial, Lisbon, Portugal (M. Rebelo, A.I. Cordeiro, C. Neves, J.F. Neves); National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (L. Ding, A.M. Zelazny, S.M. Holland); National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Lisbon (M.J. Simões); Chronic Diseases Research Center, NOVA Medical School, Lisbon (J.F. Neves)

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Figure 1

Most relevant imaging results from a 16-year-old boy with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease who died of meningitis caused by a virulent Granulibacter bethesdensis strain. A) Computed tomography image showing deep cervical abscess (arrow), July 2012. B) Radiograph showing pneumonia with pleural effusion, October 2012. C) Cranial magnetic resonance image showing multiple intraparenchymal brain abscesses (arrows), December 2012. D The patient died of obstructive hydrocephalus (shown) and multi

Figure 1. Most relevant imaging results from a 16-year-old boy with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease who died of meningitis caused by a virulent Granulibacter bethesdensis strain. A) Computed tomography image showing deep cervical abscess (arrow), July 2012. B) Radiograph showing pneumonia with pleural effusion, October 2012. C) Cranial magnetic resonance image showing multiple intraparenchymal brain abscesses (arrows), December 2012. D) The patient died of obstructive hydrocephalus (shown) and multiorgan failure, April 2013.

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

2These authors contributed equally to this article.

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