Prepubertal periodontitis associated with chronic granulomatous disease


Buduneli N. G. , BAYLAS H., AKSU G. , KUTUKCULER N.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.28, no.6, pp.589-593, 2001 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1034/j.1600-051x.2001.028006589.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.589-593
  • Keywords: generalised prepubertal periodontitis, chronic granulomatous disease, host response, neutrophil defects, immunodeficiency

Abstract

Background: Generalised prepubertal periodontitis is a rare entity that is usually a consequence of severe systemic diseases. Chronic granulomatous disease is one of the extremely rare inherited immunodeficiency diseases, which predisposes the patient to recurrent severe bacterial and fungal infections.