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chédiak-steinbrinck-higashi syndrome

chédiak-steinbrinck-higashi syndrome in Medicine

Chédiak-Steinbrinck-Higashi syndrome (shād'yäk-stīn'brĭngk-hĭ-gä'shē, -shtīn-)
An inherited syndrome marked by abnormalities of granulation and nuclear structure of all types of white blood cells; it is often accompanied by hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy, anemia, thrombocytopenia, radiologic changes of bones, lungs, and heart, skin and psychomotor abnormalities, and susceptibility to infection. Also called Chédiak-Higashi disease, Chédiak-Steinbrinck-Higashi anomaly.

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