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his·ti·o·cy·to·sis

 (hĭs′tē-ō′sī-tō′sĭs)
n. pl. his·ti·o·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
Any of several diseases characterized by the abnormal proliferation of histiocytes in the tissues or organs.
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Noun1.histiocytosis - a blood disease characterized by an abnormal multiplication of macrophages
blood disease, blood disorder - a disease or disorder of the blood
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease, Schuller-Christian disease - inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
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histiocytosis

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Keywords: Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, Rosai-Dorfman disease, Ascites.
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD) is a rare form idiopathic non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis, also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy.
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare, nonmalignant histiocytic proliferative disease first described in 1969[1].
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), is a disease of benign histiocytic proliferation of unknown etiology [1, 2].
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy, is a rare nonmalignant lymphohistiocytic proliferative disorder, described for the first time by Rosai and Dorfman in 1969 [1].
Similarly, the findings of sinus histiocytosis was comparable between both the groups, while cat-scratch disease and acute lymphadenitis were more common in adults.
Lymph nodes showed reactive follicular hyperplasia, sinus histiocytosis, and scattered nonnecrotizing granulomas (Figure 2).
Gaitonde, "Multifocal, extranodal sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy: an overview," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, vol.
In 1972, Rosai and Dorfman [2] performed clinicopathological analyses on 34 patients and named this disease sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), which is characterized by painless lymphadenopathy, fever, patches of massive proliferation of histiocytes, and the presence of engulfed lymphocytes in the cytoplasm of these histiocytes.
Rosai-Dorfman disease (RDD), otherwise known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML), is a rare and benign histiocytic proliferative disorder of unknown aetiology.
However, it revealed prominent sinus histiocytosis, with the lymph node showing retained architecture and polarity.
The previously treated diseases group involved patients with prior treatment for lymphoma, acute infection, and sinus histiocytosis. The malignant disease group included patients with metastatic thyroid carcinoma, metastatic squamous cell carcinoma, and metastatic adenocarcinoma.