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Eosinophilic Granuloma

definition

The most benign clinical form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (HISTIOCYTOSIS, LANGERHANS-CELL), which involves localized nodular lesions of the gastric mucosa, small intestine, bones, lungs, or skin, with infiltration by eosinophils. The proliferating cell that appears to be responsible for the clinical manifestations is the Langerhans cell.

synonyms

Eosinophilic Granuloma, Granuloma, Eosinophilic

UMLS

Eosinophilic Granuloma, Eosinophilic Granulomas, Eosinophilic xanthom granuloma, Eosinophilic xanthomatous granuloma, Eosinophilic, granuloma, EOSINOPHILOUS GRANULOMA, Granuloma, eosinophilic, Granulomas, Eosinophilic

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