Chronic Granulomatous Disease associated with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nooshin Baghaie, Seyed Shaheen Hakimi, Nazanin Parsanejad, .Jean Lauren Casanova*, Davood Mansouri**
Department of Pediatrics and **Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Immunology, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Tehran, Iran and *Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, University of Paris, Rene Descartes, Necker Medical School, Paris, France.
Abstract

Autoimmune disorders have been considered as a common finding in primary immunodeficiencies. Different autoimmune diseases are associated with these congenital immune defects including rheumatoid arthritis. In this report a case of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis (JRA) is presented who was found subsequently to have Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD). This is the third case report of JRA associated with CGD in literature.
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