Familial severe congenital neutropenia associated with infantile osteoporosis: A new entity

R. Elhasid, L. C. Hofbauer, S. Ish-Shalom, M. Ben-Arush, O. Koc, J. M. Rowe, Amos Etzioni

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Abstract

A new entity manifested by severe congenital neutropenia associated with osteoporosis and recurrent bone fracture is described in a family. A possible role for a new recognized cytokine system involved in bone remodeling, the osteoprotegerin/receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB ligand, is suggested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)34-37
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Hematology
Volume72
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2003
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Immunodeficiency
  • Neutropenia
  • Osteoporosis

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