eosinophilic granuloma

n.

A lesion having numerous histiocytes that may contain Langerhans granules, eosinophils, and pockets of necrosis. It is usually a solitary bone lesion but may develop in the lung.

Nearby words

  1. eosinophil chemotactic factor of anaphylaxis,
  2. eosinophilia,
  3. eosinophilic,
  4. eosinophilic cellulitis,
  5. eosinophilic fasciitis,
  6. eosinophilic leukemia,
  7. eosinophilic leukocyte,
  8. eosinophilic leukocytosis,
  9. eosinophilic leukopenia,
  10. eosinophilic meningitis


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