HCL. Definition

Medical Definition: HCL

Group of rare disorders by growing too many Langerhans cells (a type of white blood cell) in certain tissues and organs such as bone, skin and lungs and damage them. In addition, the HCL can affect the pituitary gland (gland that produces hormones that control other glands and many body functions, including growth). The HCL is more common in children and young adults. Also called Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.

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