An unconditioned bone marrow transplantation in a child with purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency and its unique complication

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Abstract

Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency is a rare immunodeficiency syndrome characterized by recurrent infections, neurological dysfunction, and autoimmunity. Early diagnosis and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation may reverse the dismal prognosis in PNP deficiency. This report presents a new PNP deficiency case successfully transplanted without a conditioning regimen from an HLA-identical family donor, who developed a complication of disseminated BCG infection.

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