Chediak Higashi Syndrome

Important
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Words

  • Begnez-Cesar’s Disorder
  • Chediak-Steinbrinck-Higashi Disorder
  • CHS
  • Leukocytic Irregularity Albinism
  • Organic Deadly Lymphocytes, Flaw in
  • Oculocutaneous Albinism, Chediak-Higashi Type

Disorder Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Chediak-Higashi disorder (CHS) is an unusual, acquired, complicated, immune problem of childhood (normally) identified by abnormally pale skin as well as eyes (oculocutaneous albinism). Since the patient’s white blood cells (leukocytes) are exceptionally impacted, specifically in their capacity to carry mobile healthy proteins, immune conditions are common, in addition to an increased susceptibility to infections. Additionally, CHS individuals have the tendency to wound and also bleed easily. Neurological deficiencies are additionally usual.

CHS is sent as an autosomal recessive quality.