What are the sexual predilections 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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About two thirds of cases are inherited as X-linked defects, and the remaining cases are inherited in autosomal recessive fashion. Of the 368 patients from 318 kindreds reported to the chronic granulomatous disease registry, 316 (86%) were male.

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