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Gänsslen's disease

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    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.


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

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