Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Associated with Neonatal Septic Hip in a Late Preterm Infant

@inproceedings{Kim2018LeukocyteAD,
  title={Leukocyte Adhesion Deficiency Associated with Neonatal Septic Hip in a Late Preterm Infant},
  author={Hye-Eun Kim and Do Hee Kim and Sung-Hoon Chung and Chong-Woo Bae and Yong Sung Choi},
  year={2018}
}
Leukocyte adhesion deficiency is a rare primary immunodeficiency and autosomal recessive disorder caused by a mutation in the gene encoding CD18, which is a con­ stituent of leukocyte integrins. Clinical features usually begin with a delay in the sepa ration of the umbilical cord in the neonatal period, and are characterized by marked leukocytosis with infection, delayed wound healing, and repeated bacterial and fungal infections. We experienced a case of leukocyte adhesion deficiency dia… CONTINUE READING

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