Hand-Schüller-Christian disease


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

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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 16 Jul. 2024.

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