Chronic granulomatous disease in pediatric patients: 25 years of experience.

@article{SolerPalacn2007ChronicGD,
  title={Chronic granulomatous disease in pediatric patients: 25 years of experience.},
  author={Pere Soler-Palac{\'i}n and C Margareto and Paul Llobet and {\'O}scar Asensio and Manuel Sosa Hern{\'a}ndez and Isabel Caragol and Teresa Espa{\~n}ol},
  journal={Allergologia et immunopathologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={
          83-9
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an uncommon primary immune deficiency (affecting 1/200,000 newborn infants) caused by a defect in phagocyte production of oxygen metabolites, and resulting in bacterial infections produced by catalase-positive microorganisms and fungal diseases that occasionally may prove fatal. METHODS A review is made of the clinical records of 13 pediatric patients diagnosed with CGD between 1980 and 2005. RESULTS All patients were males. The mean age… CONTINUE READING
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