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Medical Term:

Dubois abscesses

Pronunciation: dū-bwah′

Definition: small cysts of the thymus containing polymorphonuclear leukocytes but lined by squamous epithelium; reported in congenital syphilis but also found in the absence of syphilis.

Synonym(s): Dubois disease, thymic abscesses

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