Schuller-Christian disease


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Noun1.Schuller-Christian disease - inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
histiocytosis - a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
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G.: The course and prognosis of reticulo-endotheliosis (Eosinophilic granuloma, Letterer-Siwe disease and Hand Schuller-Christian disease)-A study of 40 cases.
In Hand Schuller-Christian disease, there is multifocal involvement of a single tissue, usually bone.
These disorders include Letterer-Siwe disease, Hand Schuller-Christian disease and Eosinophilic granuloma.