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hyperreactive malarious splenomegaly

 

Definition: a syndrome characterized by persistent splenomegaly, exceptionally high serum IgM and malaria antibody levels, and hepatic sinusoidal lymphocytosis; believed to be a disturbance in the T-lymphocyte control of the humoral response to recurrent malaria.

Synonym(s): tropic splenomegaly syndrome

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