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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Co-occurrence of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and Rosai-Dorfman disease: Possible relationship of two histiocytic disorders in rare cases.
Erdheim-Chester disease is a rare non-Langerhans histiocytosis, characterized by accumulation or proliferation of foamy histiocytes within long bones in nearly all cases.
Immunologic abnormalities and their significance in sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy.
However, the Histiocytosis Society reported that the observation of typical cystic lesions on high-resolution CT is sufficient to diagnose pulmonary involvement.
Rare lung diseases III: Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is an orphan disease of clonal dendritic cells which may involve any organ in the body.
Langerhans histiocytosis (previously called histiocytosis X) describes a group of idiopathic disease caused by the abnormal proliferation of histiocytes.
As far as we could establish from a PubMed search, no other case of sinus histiocytosis and liver cirrhosis has been reported.
Presence of Erdheim-Chester disease and Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the same patient: a report of 2 cases.
The differential again is wide and includes but is not limited to Wegener's granulomatosis, Graves' disease, Langerhans cell histiocytosis, lymphoma, sarcoidosis, and Sjogren's disease [12].
Kmetz, "Disseminated sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy: its pathologic aspects," Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, vol.