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 ...