Hand-Schüller-Christian disease

noun
Hand-Schül·​ler-Chris·​tian disease | \ ˌhand-ˌshü-lər-ˈkris(h)-chən- How to pronounce Hand-Schüller-Christian disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Hand-Schüller-Christian disease

: an inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbances in cholesterol metabolism that occurs chiefly in young children and is marked by cystic defects of the skull and by exophthalmos and diabetes insipidus

called also Schüller-Christian disease

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“Hand-Schüller-Christian disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Hand-Sch%C3%BCller-Christian%20disease. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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