Mikulicz disease

Mikulicz disease Mi·ku·licz disease (mĭk’ə-lĭch’, mē’kōō-)
Benign swelling of the lacrimal glands and usually also of the salivary glands as a result of infiltration and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.


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