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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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Phellinus tropicalis abscesses in a patient with chronic granulomatous disease.
3%), 12 of 21 patients with chronic granulomatous disease (52.
Phagocyte NADPH oxidase, chronic granulomatous disease and mycobacterial infections.
Successful Treatment of Aspergillus flavus Spondylodiscitis With Epidural Abscess in a Patient With Chronic Granulomatous Disease.
The hallmark of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is total absence or severely diminished levels of superoxide (O2-).
5) The most common member of Actinomycetales causing opportunistic infections in patients with chronic granulomatous disease is Nocardia species.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare primary immunodeficiency disease of phagocytic cells, resulting from impaired function of one of five essential subunits of the reduced nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase enzyme complex within neutrophils, eosinophils, monocytes and macrophages.
Genes for two autosomal recessive forms of chronic granulomatous disease assigned to 1q25 (NCF2) and 7q11.
Tom was diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease, a defect in white blood cells, when Joanne was just 20 weeks pregnant.
Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have observed that the survival rate of people with a rare immunodeficiency disease called chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is greatly improved when even very low levels of microbe-killing molecules are present.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) [9] is caused by a genetic defect in 1 of the components of the NADPH-oxidase multienzyme complex that produces reactive oxygen intermediates (ROIs).
Sarcoidosis is a chronic granulomatous disease of unclear etiology.