Hand-Schüller-Christian disease

[ hănd- ]

n.

A progressive disease beginning in childhood that is marked by protruding eyeballs, diabetes insipidus, and a softening and destruction of bone, especially the skull, and is caused by abnormal cholesterol metabolism.Christian's disease Schüller's disease

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