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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Rosai-Dorfman disease, or sinus histiocytosis, with massive lymphadenopathy is a rare benign histiocytosis commonly affecting children and young adults, slightly more common in males - 58% for males versus 42% for females.
Central diabetes insipidus as presenting symptom of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatr Blood Cancer 2004;43:594-9.
A clinicopathological analysis of 160 cases of adult Langerhans cell histiocytosis (in Chinese).
Selective CT for PET/CT: dose reduction in Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatr Radiol.
Keywords: Non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis, xanthoma disseminatum.
(3.) Braiteh F, Boxrud C, Esmaeli B, Kurzrock R.Successful treatment of Erdheim-Chester disease, a non-Langerhans-cell histiocytosis, with interferon-alpha.
Elevated serum levels of the decoy receptor osteprotegerin in children with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Pediatr Res 2006; 59: 281-6.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis comprise 7%-10.8% of scalp masses in children (13).
Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis: an update from the pathologists' perspective.
One patient was diagnosed as Langerhans cell histiocytosis, for which he underwent incisional biopsy followed by steroids with no recurrence.