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.

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... Chronic granulomatous disease is an inherited disorder in which immune system cells called phagocytes do not function properly. This leads to ongoing infection. ...
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Antifungal Drug Helps Kids with Immune Disorder Avoid Hospitalization
... The antifungal medication itraconazole is well tolerated and effectively prevents fungal infections in children who have chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), report scientists from the National Instit...
Source: National Institutes of Health

Primary Immune Deficiency
... What is Primary Immune Deficiency? Selective IgA Deficiency Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVI) X-Linked Agammaglobulinemia (XLA) Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) Chronic Granulomatous Disea...
Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

   

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