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Definition

A disorder characterized by the inability of neutrophils and phagocytes to kill microbes that they have ingested. Patients suffer from life-threatening bacterial/fungal infections.

Acronym

ARCGD

Synonyms

CGD due to deficiency of alpha subunit of cytochrome b
Chronic granulomatous disease autosomal recessive cytochrome b-negative
CYBA deficiency

Keywords

Chronic granulomatous disease

 
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