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chronic

Medicine (of a disease) developing slowly, or of long duration

chronic

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Unrelated donor and HLA-identical sibling haematopoietic stem cell transplantation cure chronic granulomatous disease with good long-term outcome and growth.
Hematologically important mutations: X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (third update).
Kinetics of transfused neutrophils in peripheral blood and BAL fluid of a patient with variant X-linked chronic granulomatous disease.
Indications to be developed include idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), tuberculosis, systemic fungal infections, chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) and osteopetrosis, as well as additional indications to be agreed upon later.
Rhinoscleroma is an unusual chronic granulomatous disease of the upper airways that is caused by Klebsiella rhinoscleromatis.
A high dose, injectable formulation of interferon gamma has already been approved for the treatment of chronic granulomatous disease, a congenital disorder of the immune system of children and for the treatment of osteopetrosis, a life-threatening disorder causing the overgrowth of bony structures.
The 13-year-old is one of only a handful of people in the country who suffer from Chronic Granulomatous Disease - a condition that means he is unable to swallow food properly.
Infants and children with underlying lung conditions such as cystic fibrosis, obstructive lung disease, or chronic granulomatous disease may be particularly susceptible to pneumonia caused by these bacteria.
org, a new website dedicated to those living with Chronic Granulomatous Disease (CGD).
Schoolboy James Turnbull was diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease, a genetic condition affecting the immune system, and needed a bone marrow transplant two years ago to cure him of the illness.
We describe what we believe is the first such documented case, which occurred in a young teenager who was subsequently diagnosed with autosomal recessive chronic granulomatous disease.