Necrotizing Liver Granuloma

Creative Commons License

Karaca N. , Aksu G. , Kütükçüler N.

in: Pediatric Immunology, Nima Rezai, Editor, Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019, Chur, pp.327-332, 2019

  • Publication Type: Book Chapter / Chapter Vocational Book
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • City: Chur
  • Page Numbers: pp.327-332
  • Editors: Nima Rezai, Editor


A 16-year-old boy was referred to our hospital for hepatosplenomegaly and pancytopenia

with the suspicion of inborn metabolic disorders like Gaucher’s disease.

Past medical history revealed cervical abscess in infantile period, an axillary abscess

at the age of 10, and necrotizing pneumonia at the age of 14 years. He was the sixth

child of healthy nonconsanguineous parents with 10 live births. One brother

deceased because of recurrent pulmonary infections.