Chronic Granulomatous Disease (Cgd)

Hallmark of chronic granulomatous disease are the inability of leukocytes to produce activated O2Verbindungen, and a defect of the microbicidal function of phagocytes. These disorders are manifested in recurrent infections, multiple granulomatous lesions of the lung, liver, lymph nodes and gastrointestinal and genitourinary tracts; Further, there may be abscesses, lymphadenitis, hypergammaglobulinemia, elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and anemia come. The diagnosis is made by flow cytometry (oxidative burst assay) which…

September 3, 2018
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