35% of CGD cases are inherited in an autosomal recessive manner1
Autosomal recessive CGD carries a high risk for serious infection and mortality.
An autosomal recessive CGD diagnosis may be delayed because of milder disease manifestations compared with those of X-linked CGD2,3
- Within CGD, the autosomal recessive type is frequent and heterogeneous2,3
- It includes 4 different forms of genetic defects, and this spectrum explains a considerable heterogeneity of disease severity1,3,4
- It affects both males and females2,3
- Patients may present later in life compared with X-linked CGD patients3