Mikulicz disease

Mi·ku·licz dis·ease

(mē'kū-lich),
benign swelling of the lacrimal, and usually also of the salivary glands, in consequence of an infiltration of and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
See also: Mikulicz syndrome, Sjögren syndrome.

BLEL

Benign lymphoepithelial lesion. An autoimmune condition characterised by a proliferation of epithelial and lymphoid cells, which primarily affects the lacrimal and salivary (primarily parotic) glands, which is is often linked to Sjögren syndrome. Sometimes preferred as myoepithelial sialadenitis or Mikulicz disease.

Mi·ku·licz dis·ease

(mē'kū-lich di-zēz')
Benign swelling of the lacrimal, and usually also of the salivary, glands due to infiltration of and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
See also: Mikulicz syndrome, Sjögren syndrome

Mikulicz,

Johannes (Jan) von-Radecki, Polish surgeon in Germany, 1850-1905.
Heineke-Mikulicz herniorrhaphy
Heineke-Mikulicz pyloroplasty - see under Heineke
Mikulicz angle
Mikulicz aphthae - a severe form of aphthae. Synonym(s): aphthae major
Mikulicz clamp
Mikulicz crusher
Mikulicz disease - benign swelling of the lacrimal, and usually also of the salivary glands, in consequence of an infiltration of and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
Mikulicz drain
Mikulicz forceps
Mikulicz incision
Mikulicz mask - gauze-covered frame, worn over the nose and mouth while performing surgery.
Mikulicz operation
Mikulicz pack
Mikulicz pad
Mikulicz retractor
Mikulicz sponge
Mikulicz syndrome - symptoms characteristic of Mikulicz disease occurring as a complication of some other disease, such as lymphoma or leukemia.
Mikulicz-Vladimiroff amputation - an osteoplastic resection of the foot. Synonym(s): Vladimiroff-Mikulicz amputation
Vladimiroff-Mikulicz amputation - Synonym(s): Mikulicz-Vladimiroff amputation

Mi·ku·licz dis·ease

(mē'kū-lich di-zēz')
Benign swelling of lacrimal and, usually, also of the salivary glands, due to infiltration and replacement of the normal gland structure by lymphoid tissue.
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The differential diagnosis of Kimura disease includes such entities as eosinophilic granuloma, Mikulicz disease, acute nonlymphocytic leukemia, Hodgkin disease, follicular lymphoma, angioimmunoblastic lymphadenopathy, and angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia.
43) Interestingly, in Mikulicz disease, another IgG4-related disease characterized by bilateral lacrimal and salivary gland swelling, some clonally related IgG4-positive cells exist between lacrimal glands and the peripheral blood.
The number of associated conditions recognized has increased immensely and includes ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, primary sclerosing cholangitis, (56-60) lymphoplasmacytic cholecystitis, (16) primary biliary cirrhosis, (61) Sjogren syndrome, (3,62) chronic sclerosing sialoadenitis resembling Mikulicz disease, (45,63) thyroiditis, (64) the family of tumorlike lesions known as multifocal idiopathic fibrosclerosis, including mediastinal and retroperitoneal fibrosis, Riedel thyroiditis, and inflammatory pseudotumor of the orbit, (65-70) tubulointerstitial nephritis, (71-73) interstitial pneumonia, (74) lymphadenopathy, (75) prostatitis, (76) and inflammatory abdominal aortic aneurysm.