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Chronic Granulomatous Disease associated with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Nooshin Baghaie1, Seyed Shaheen Hakimi1, Nazanin Parsanejad1, Jean Lauren Casanova2, Davood Mansouri3.
1Department of Pediatrics, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Tehran, Iran,
2Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, University of Paris, Rene Descartes, Necker Medical School, Paris, France,
3Department of Infectious Diseases & Clinical Immunology, National Research Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Tehran, Iran.
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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