lazy leukocyte syndrome


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lazy leukocyte syndrome

 
a syndrome occurring in children, marked by recurrent low-grade infections, associated with a defect in neutrophil chemotaxis and deficient random mobility of neutrophils.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An idiopathic condition due to defective neutrophil chemotaxis after appropriate stimuli—e.g., endotoxin or epinephrine—and inefficient egress of neutrophils from the BM
Prognosis Uncertain
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lazy leukocyte syndrome

An idiopathic condition due to defective PMN chemotaxis after appropriate stimuli–eg, endotoxin or epinephrine and inefficient egress of PMNs from the BM Clinical ↑ Pyogenic infections–eg, gingivitis, abscess formation, pneumonia, neutropenia Prognosis Uncertain
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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