[ shwăch′mən, shwäch′- ]
An inherited disorder characterized by sinusitis and bronchiectasis accompanied by pancreatic insufficiency and resulting in malnutrition; it is associated with neutropenia and a defect in neutrophile chemotaxis, short stature, and bone abnormalities.
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