• synonyms

sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy

  1. A chronic disease that occurs in children and is characterized by massive painless cervical lymphadenopathy that is the result of distension of the lymphatic sinuses by macrophages containing ingested lymphocytes.
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