What is included in patient education about chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)?

Updated: Jul 29, 2019
  • Author: Roman J Nowicki, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Good hygiene of the skin is an important element of treatment because the skin is a common portal of entry in serious infections. To prevent infections, chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) patients should receive lifelong antibiotics and antifungal prophylaxis.


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