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5 Facts you should know about

Chediak-Higashi syndrome

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1

People with CHS have light skin and silvery hair (albinism)

and frequently complain of solar sensitivity and photophobia.

2

Frequent infections common -

the infections involve mucous membranes, skin, and the respiratory tract.

3

Infections in CHS patients tend to be very serious

and even life-threatening.

4

Neuropathy often begins in the teenage years

and becomes the most prominent problem.

5

Few patients with this condition live to adulthood.

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