histiocytosis


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Related to histiocytosis: sinus histiocytosis, malignant histiocytosis, Langerhans cell histiocytosis

histiocytosis

[‚his·tē·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Abnormal proliferation of histiocytes, especially in hematopoietic tissues.
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Crystal-storing histiocytosis associated with lymphoplasmacytic neoplasms: report of three cases mimicking adult rhabdomyoma.
Histiocytosis affects only 70 people each year in Britain and is extremely difficult to treat, owing to its unpredictable nature.
Andrew was diagnosed with histiocytosis at 26 weeks of gestation and underwent internal chemotherapy while in the womb.
Rosai and Dorfman first characterized a syndrome of sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy in 1969.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a group of rare and diverse disorders defined by the pathologic infiltration and proliferation of Langerhans cells.
They may be the presenting sign/symptom of leukaemia, lymphoma, histiocytosis or neuroblastoma as well as germ cell tumours (Fig.
Other microscopic abnormalities included splenitis marked by histiocytosis and plasmocytosis, as well as acute hepatitis with leukocytosis and hemosiderosis in hepatocytes and Kupffer cells.
It was thought she could have rare Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a disease treated with chemotherapy or radiation which affects just one in a million.
TB and sarcoidosis), Epstein-Barr virus lymphoproliferative disorders, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, rhabdomyosarcoma and lipid storage disease are only some of the diseases that may involve the tonsils.
Emma was struck with extremely rare illness histiocytosis X that meant she would probably die if she ever went through a pregnancy.
The family came to Scotland to get expensive treatment for Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis.
Jack suffers from the rare blood condition Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) which affects just 30 children a year in the UK.