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Gänsslen's disease

Alternative eponyms

  • Gänsslen's syndrome

Related people

A familial form of constitutional leukopenia.

Description

A familial form of constitutional leukopenia. Varies from complete asymptomatic to tendency toward chronic recurrent infections (especially periodontal), and occasionally severe generalized infections. Etiology unknown. Inheritance is autosomal dominant.

Bibliography

  • M. Gänsslen:
    Konstitutionelle familiäre Leukopenie (Neutropenie).
    Klinische Wochenschrift, Berlin, 1941, 20: 922-925.

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