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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 153, Issue 3, pp 164–166 | Cite as

Use of recombinant human granulocytemacrophage colony stimulating factor in an infant with reticular dysgenesis

  • C. Azcona
  • V. Alzina
  • P. Barona
  • L. Sierrasesúmaga
  • I. Villa-Elízaga
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Abstract

We present the case of a 2-month-old infant with reticular dysgenesis who was treated with recombinant granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor with the aim of stimulating granulopoiesis while awaiting bone marrow transplant.

Key words

Reticular dysgenesis Granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor 

Abbreviations

BMT

bone marrow transplant

RD

reticular dysgenesis

rG-CSF

recombinant granulocyte stimulating factor

rGM-CSF

Recombinant granulocyte-macrophage stimulating factor

WBC

white blood cells

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Azcona
    • 1
  • V. Alzina
    • 1
  • P. Barona
    • 1
  • L. Sierrasesúmaga
    • 1
  • I. Villa-Elízaga
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Paediatrics, University Clinic of Navarra, Faculty of MedicineUniversity of NavarraPamplonaSpain

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