Definitions for eosinophilic granuloma
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word eosinophilic granuloma
A clinical variant of Langerhans cell histiocytosis characterised by unifocal involvement of a bone (most often), skin, or lung. Patients are usually older children or adults usually presenting with a lytic bone lesion. The etiology is unknown. Morphologically, eosinophilic granuloma is characterised by the presence of Langerhans cells in a characteristic milieu which includes histiocytes, eosinophiles neutrophiles, and small, mature lymphocytes.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The most benign and common form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis which involves localized nodular lesions predominantly of the bones but also of the gastric mucosa, small intestine, lungs, or skin, with infiltration by EOSINOPHILS.
Find a translation for the eosinophilic granuloma definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these eosinophilic granuloma definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"eosinophilic granuloma." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 17 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/eosinophilic granuloma>.