Medical Definition of Chronic granulomatous disease of childhood

1. Disorder of phagocytosis, two forms: X-linked recessive, autosomal recessive, usually fatal in childhood, infection by nonpathogenic organisms (catalase positive), pneumonia, osteomyelitis, diarrhoea, abdominal pain Findings: recurrent pneumonia (resolves incompletely, with abscess formation), adenopathy (big hila), hepatosplenomegaly, calcified granulomata in liver, spleen, lymph nodes, gastric antral narrowing (!) Cf: Chediak-Higashi syndrome More info: chronic granulomatous disease (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronic Granulomatous Disease Of Childhood

chronic eosinophilic pneumonia
chronic familial icterus
chronic familial jaundice
chronic familial polyneuritis
chronic fatigue syndrome
chronic fibrosing alveolitis
chronic fibrous thyroiditis
chronic focal sclerosing osteomyelitis
chronic follicular conjunctivitis
chronic gastritis
chronic glaucoma
chronic glomerulonephritis
chronic glossitis
chronic granulocytic leukaemia
chronic granulomatous disease
chronic granulomatous disease of childhood (current term)
chronic haemorrhagic villous synovitis
chronic hepatitis
chronic hypertensive disease
chronic hyperventilation syndrome
chronic idiopathic jaundice
chronic idiopathic xanthomatosis
chronic illness
chronic inflammation
chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy
chronic inflammatory polyneuropathy
chronic interstitial hepatitis
chronic interstitial hypertrophic neuropathy
chronic interstitial salpingitis

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