What is the US prevalence of pediatric chronic granulomatous disease (CGD)?

Updated: Aug 07, 2019
  • Author: Lawrence C Wolfe, MD; Chief Editor: Cameron K Tebbi, MD  more...
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The exact incidence of chronic granulomatous disease (CGD) is unknown. Analysis of data submitted to a national registry suggests that the incidence of CGD in the United States is about 1 case per 200,000-250,000 population (as many as 20 patients with CGD are born each year), with no apparent racial or ethnic predilection.

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