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chronic

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

[′krän·ik]
(medicine)
Long-continued; of long duration.
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Market Research Future (MRFR) in its latest report, discusses the growth opportunities of the global chronic granulomatous disease market.
Recent advances in understanding and treating chronic granulomatous disease. F1000 Res.
Chronic granulomatous disease is an X-linked or auto somal recessive condition that affects approximately 1 in 200,000-250,000 live births.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a rare genetic condition where nicotinamide adenine dineucleotide phosphate (NADPH) oxidase complex fails to generate reactive oxygen species (ROS) in the activated neutrophils, monocytes and macrophages.1 CGD is a single gene defect; either X-linked recessive (XR - CGD) in 60% of the cases or autosomal recessive (AR - CGD) in 40% of the cases.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is an immune deficiency condition that may present with variable systemic signs and symptoms, characterized by recurrent infections.
Chronic granulomatous disease. Pediatr Radiol 2010; 40:657-668.
Ten of 21 patients who had chronic granulomatous disease received isoniozid prophylaxis in addition to antibacterial and antifungal prophylaxis because of PPD positivity.
Phagocyte NADPH oxidase, chronic granulomatous disease and mycobacterial infections.
Selected Noninfectious Causes of Hepatic Granulomas Cause Examples Primary cholestatic Primary biliary cirrhosis, primary disorders sclerosing cholangitis Chronic gastrointestina Idiopathic eosinophilic diseases gastroenteritis Chronic idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease Vasculitides Polyarteritis nodosa, lupus Drug-induced injury Isoniazid, quinidine, allopurinol Metal toxicity Beryllium, copper toxicity Foreign material Talc, starch Extruded cell Lipogranulomas, bile granulomas components Inherited diseases Chronic granulomatous disease Neoplasms Hodgkin disease, hepatocellular carcinoma, metastases Other Sarcoidosis Common variable immunodeficiency
Mustafa was diagnosed with chronic granulomatous disease in 2013 and received a life-saving bone marrow transplant from a unrelated European donor in April this year, spending months in isolation, before moving to a halfway house.
Chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is a fatal primary immunodeficiency caused by mutations in the genes encoding subunits of the NADPH oxidase system, which consists of five subunits.