histiocytosis

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histiocytosis

[‚his·tē·ō‚sī′tō·səs]
(medicine)
Abnormal proliferation of histiocytes, especially in hematopoietic tissues.
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HLH-2004: Diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines for hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis is traditionally divided into familial (genetic) and acquired form, and plenty of names have been attributed since its first inception in 1979.
One patient had isolated liver failure, 1 patient had citrullinemia type I, and 1 patient had hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Zalzal, Diego Preciado: Necrotizing epiglottitis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol.
However, this triggered hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a severe immune system disorder, the genetic underpinnings of which are becoming clear.
The tragic schoolgirl became ill shortly before her fifth birthday and died just six weeks later of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis, a blood disorder where white blood cells attack the body.
Because his fever was unresponsive to antibiotics, hyperferritinemia and splenomegaly, AOSD, and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis were considered in the differential diagnosis.
Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) is a rare, devastating disease characterized by uncontrolled immune response that primarily affects young infants and children.
Perhaps, however, the possible diagnosis of secondary hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) should also have been considered in that setting.