Job syndrome. Definition

Medical Definition: Job syndrome

Defective granulocyte syndrome of X-linked inheritance, as evidenced by an increased susceptibility to pyogenic bacteria and is expressed in the form of recurrent cold abscesses, and cutaneous granulomas, which appear in the lymph nodes, lungs and liver . If leukocyte count is normal, the germs may be phagocytized, but not digested. There is a shortage of NADPH and cytochrome B245.

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