Neonatal Cytomegalovirus Palatal Ulceration and Bocavirus Pneumonitis Associated With a Defect of Lymphocyte Cytotoxicity Caused by Mutations in UNC13D.

Single gene defects that impair lymphocyte cytotoxicity can predispose to severe viral infection that normally remains subclinical. The classic severe presentation is hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis. Here, we report the case of a neonate who presented with cytomegalovirus palatal ulceration and bocavirus pneumonitis secondary to impaired cytotoxicity… (More)