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Disease Histiocytosis

Name Histiocytosis
Synonym Histiocytoses
Definition General term for the abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood. Based on the pathological features of the cells involved rather than on clinical findings, the histiocytic diseases are subdivided into three groups: HISTIOCYTOSIS, LANGERHANS CELL; HISTIOCYTOSIS, NON-LANGERHANS-CELL; and HISTIOCYTIC DISORDERS, MALIGNANT.
Categories Lymphatic disease
MeSH® ID D015614
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Histiocytosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Histiocytic Disorders, Malignant Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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View node Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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