Chediak-Higashi syndrome

What is Chediak-Higashi syndrome?

Chediak-Higashi syndrome meaning Chediak-Higashi syndrome is a condition that affects many parts of the body, particularly the immune system. This disease damages immune system cells, leaving them less able to fight off invaders such as viruses and bacteria. For more information on this disease: http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/chediak-higashi-syndrome

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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