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lethal midline granuloma

 

Definition:

  1. destruction of the nasal septum, hard palate, lateral nasal walls, paranasal sinuses, skin of the face, orbit and nasopharynx by an inflammatory infiltrate with atypical lymphocytic and histiocytic cells; a form of lymphoma in most cases.
  2. obsolete term for polymorphic reticulosis.

Synonym(s): granuloma gangrenescens, malignant granuloma, midline malignant reticulosis granuloma

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