Chediak higashi syndrome pdf
CHEDIAK HIGASHI SYNDROME. INTRODUCTION. •Chediak-Higashi syndrome (CHS) is a rare childhood autosomal recessive disorder that affects multiple systems of the body •CHS was described by Beguez Cesar in , Steinbrinck in , Chédiak in , and Higashi in , 3. Synonyms of Chediak Higashi Syndrome. General Discussion Chediak-Higashi syndrome (CHS) is a rare, inherited, complex, immune disorder that usually occurs in childhood characterized by reduced pigment in the skin and eyes (oculocutaneous albinism), immune deficiency with an increased susceptibility to infections. Printable PDF Open All Close All. 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.