histiocytosis

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Related to histiocytosis X: sarcoidosis, eosinophilic granuloma, Histiocytes, histiocytoma, ganglioneuromatosis, Langerhans cell histiocytosis

histiocytosis

[‚his·tē·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Abnormal proliferation of histiocytes, especially in hematopoietic tissues.
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Lymphadenopathy as the initial manifestation of histiocytosis X.
2-5) In 1987, the international Histiocyte Society changed the name of the disease from histiocytosis X to Langerhans' cell histiocytosis.