TITLE

Letterer-Siwe disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1226
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Letterer-Siwe disease" is presented. It is the most common of three distinct histiocytosis syndromes collectively known as Langerhans cell historiocytosis, marked by proliferation of histiocytes in the viscera, bones and skin. The term is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21234020

 

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