Mikulicz's syndrome


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Mikulicz's syndrome

[mik′yoo͡lich′ēz]
Etymology: Johann von Mikulicz-Radecki, Polish surgeon, 1850-1905
an abnormal bilateral enlargement of the salivary and lacrimal glands. It is found in a variety of diseases, including leukemia, tuberculosis, and sarcoidosis. Also called Mikulicz's disease. Compare (clinical variant) Sjögren's syndrome.