lymphomatoid granulomatosis


A disease characterized by granulomatous proliferations of atypical white blood cells, plasma cells, and histiocytes that invade and destroy the small arteries of the lung, skin, kidneys, and nervous system; it usually affects adult men and may develop into lymphoma.polymorphic reticulosis

Nearby words

  1. lymphokine-activated killer cell,
  2. lymphokinesis,
  3. lymphology,
  4. lymphoma,
  5. lymphoma, non-hodgkin's,
  6. lymphomatosis,
  7. lymphomyxoma,
  8. lymphonodus,
  9. lymphopathy,
  10. lymphopenia

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