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