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Chronic Granulomatous Disease

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by Kohnle D

(CGD; Fatal Granulomatosis of Childhood; Chronic Granulomatous Disease of Childhood; Progressive Septic Granulomatosis)

 

RESOURCES

Genetics Home Reference
http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov

National Organization of Rare Disorders
http://www.rarediseases.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

Sick Kids
http://www.sickkids.ca

 

References


Bernhisel-Broadbent J, Camargo EE, Jaffe HS, et al. Recombinant human interferon-gamma as adjunct therapy for Aspergillus infection in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease. J Infect Dis. 1991;163(4):908-911.


Chronic granulomatous disease. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated May 2, 2014. Accessed May 29, 2014.


Chronic granulomatous disease. Genetics Home Reference website. Available at: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/chronic-granulomatous-disease. Updated August 2012. Accessed May 26, 2014.


Chronic granulomatous disease and other phagocytic cell disorders. Immune Deficiency Foundation website. Available at: http://primaryimmune.org/about-primary-immunodeficiencies/specific-disease-types/chronic-granulomatous-disease-and-other-phagocytic-cell-disorders/. Accessed May 29, 2014.


Dinauer MC, Lekstrom-Himes JA, Dale DC. Inherited Neutrophil Disorders: Molecular Basis and New Therapies. Hematology. 2000;303.


Lekstrom-Himes JA, Gallin JI. Immunodeficiency diseases caused by defects in phagocytes. N Engl J Med. 2000; 343:1703.


Pogrebniak HW, Gallin JI, Malech HL. Surgical management of pulmonary infections in chronic granulomatous disease of childhood. Ann Thorac Surg. 1993;55(4):844-849.

 

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