Crohn-like lymphocytic reaction

Definition of Crohn-like reaction

Crohn-like reaction

(krone-like ree-AK-shun)
Discrete aggregates of lymphoid white blood cells, some with germinal centers and surrounding fibrosis, commonly found around some colorectal adenocarcinomas in the absence of a clinical or pathological diagnosis of Crohn disease. Also called Crohn disease-like reaction.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms