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Chronic Granulomatous Disease; SCID; Severe Combined Immunodeficiency 

 

In medicine (genetics and pediatrics) chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a hereditary disease where neutrophil granulocytes are unable to destroy ingested pathogens. It leads to the formation of granulomata in many organs.

A hormone and neurotransmitter. Also called adrenaline.


Immune System and Disorders as related to Epinephrine


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