Lymphomatoid granulomatosis



lymphomatoid granulomatosis n.
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. Also called polymorphic reticulosis.

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