[Homozygote CB deficiency revealed by recurrent Neisseria meningitidis infections in an adolescent].


BACKGROUND Meningococcal infections associated with late complement component deficiency are rarely severe and usually occur during adolescence and adulthood. We report severe manifestations in a boy in whom the first episode appeared early. CASE REPORT A 14 year-old gypsy boy was admitted because of a febrile meningococcal meningitis that was complicated… (More)


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