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X-linked agammaglobulinaemia (XLA) presenting with neutropenia and Pseudomonas aeruginosa cellulitis
  1. J M MacMahon1,
  2. M Ni Chroinin2,
  3. J Hourihane2,
  4. T R Leahy1
  1. 1Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jayne M MacMahon, Department of Immunology and Infectious Disease, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin 12, Ireland; jaynemacmahon{at}gmail.com

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A 13-month-old fully vaccinated boy presented with a 2-day history of dactylitis, paronychia and fever. He was noted to be neutropaenic with neutrophil count of <0.1×109/L. Incision and drainage of the abscess was performed and culture of drained pus was unexpectedly positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa. He …

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