Mikulicz's disease


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Related to Mikulicz's disease: Mikulicz syndrome, Primordial cyst

Mikulicz's disease

 [mik´u-lich″ez]
originally, a chronic, benign, and usually painless inflammatory swelling of the lacrimal and salivary glands; some authorities have broadened the entity to include lacrimal and salivary gland enlargement associated with other diseases, such as sjögren's syndrome, sarcoidosis, lupus erythematosus, leukemia, lymphoma, and tuberculosis, which they designate Mikulicz's syndrome.

Mikulicz's disease

See SJOGREN'S DISEASE. (Johann von Mikulicz-Radecki, Polish-born 1850–1905, German surgeon).
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Clinical and pathological characteristics of Mikulicz's disease (IgG4-related plasmacytic exocrinopathy).
1937) Eosinophilic Hyperplastic Lymphogranuloma, comparision with Mikulicz's disease.
To the Editor: Mikulicz's disease (MD), also known as benign lymphoepithelial lesion, refers to idiopathic, bilateral, painless, and symmetrical swelling of the lacrimal, parotid, and submandibular glands.