In medicine, histiocytosis refers to an excessive number of histiocytes, (tissue macrophages), and is typically used to refer to a group of rare diseases which share this as a characteristic. Occasionally and confusingly, the term "histiocytosis" is sometimes used to refer to individual diseases. T...
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[n] - a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
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Histiocytosis: A rare but potentially deadly disorder with similarities to cancer, in which histiocytes start to multiply and attack the person's own tissues or organs. The result can be tissue damage, pain, development of tumor-like lumps called granulomas, fatigue, and other symptoms. If histiocyt...
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A condition marked by the abnormal appearance of histiocytes (macrophages) in the blood. Lipid h., Niemann-Pick disease. Sinus h., a disorder of the lymph nodes in which the distended sinuses are completely or nearly completely, filled by histiocytes, as a result of active multiplication of the litt...
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(his″te-o-si-to´sis) the abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood. Langerhans cell histiocytosis any of several disorders characterized by proliferation of Langerhans cells (specialized cells found in the skin that are part of the immune system); all are believed to arise fro...
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histocytosis, histiocytosis Any of several disorders in which there is a proliferation of histocytes without any known underlying cause; such as, infection, or a disorder of lipid metabolism. Histocytosis may be solitary or multiple, and may be restricted to bone or may be generalized.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: his′tē-ō-sī-tō′sis Definitions: 1. A generalized proliferation of histiocytes. Synonyms: histocytosis
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This is now also known as Langerhans cell Histiocytosis The classical skin lesions of Letterer-Siwe disease are fine, erythematous papules surmounted by a scale. These small papules are frequently on the scalp, but can be generalized. On cursory examination, the diagnosis of seborrheic dermatitis is...
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1) Blood disease 2) Blood disorder
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