DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for chronic granulomatous disease

Chronic granulomatous disease [DOID:3265]

A phagocyte bactericidal dysfunction characterized by an inability to resist repeated infectious diseases and a tendency to develop chronic inflammation. Life-threatening recurrent fungal and bacterial infections affecting the skin, lungs, and bones may occur along with swollen areas of inflamed tissues known as granulomas that can be widely distributed.

Synonyms:  chronic granulomatous disease,  chronic granulomatous disorder,  chronic granulomatous syndrome,  DOID:3265,  Bridges-Good syndrome ...

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