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Medical Term:

cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis


Definition: obsolete term for chronic lobular panniculitis with infiltration by histiocytes that have phagocytized red blood cells, leukocytes, and platelets; a hemorrhagic diathesis or T cell lymphoma may result.

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