Histiocytosis

Histiocytosis

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 littoral cells. H. X, a generic term embracing eosinophilic granuloma, letterer-siwe disease and hand-schuller-christian disease and indicating a shared common origin for the three entities.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Histiocytosis&oldid=7889"
First | Previous (Histiocytoma fibrous) | Next (Histiocytosis langerhans-cell) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.