Granulomatous lung disease with progressive deterioration of phagocytic function

George H. McCracken, Arthur G. Weinberg, Mary E. Carlin

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A 3-year-old girl is described who had laboratory and histopathologic features which placed her within the spectrum of chronic granulomatous disease of childhood. Her illness differed from that of previously described patients with phagocytic dysfunction syndromes in that her leukocyte nitroblue tetrazolium values progressively decreased over the period of observation, and depression of cell-mediated immunity was identified by several parameters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)267-274
Number of pages8
JournalThe Journal of Pediatrics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1972


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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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