A general practitioner faces regularly soft tissue swelling in otherwise healthy children. Delay in diagnosis of soft tissue malignancies is often due to asymptomatic nature and the unfamiliarity with the age-dependent differential diagnosis. Hence, an accurate knowledge is important to prevent important delay in diagnosis of potential malignancies.
Rapadilino syndrome is a genetic disease characterized by a characteristic clinical tableau. It is caused by mutations in RECQL4 gene. Immunodeficiency is not described as a classical feature of the disease. We present a 2-year-old girl with Rapadilino syndrome with important lymphadenopathies and pneumonia due to disseminated Mycobacterium lentiflavum… (More)