Histiocytosis

What is Histiocytosis?

A condition where there is abnormal rise in the level of histiocytes which are a type of immune cells.

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MY DAUGHTER IS 22 AND HAS NO HORMONE PRODUCTION. SHE HASN'T HAD A MENSTRUAL CYCLE SINCE THE AGE OF 16. AT THE AGE OF 8 SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

She needs a thorough hormonal work up to detect the site of the problem. She could be having a problem in her ovaries or even in pituitary. Is...

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I was just told this week that I have sinus histiocytosis with hemosiderosis. I am a nurse but have never heard of this disease and want more...

doctor1 MD

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Thanks for your query.     

Histiocytosis is a conditions characterized by presence of excessive number of histiocytes (tissue macrophages). The...

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hi doc , my mother 63 yrs old recently had an excision biopsy for a lump at upper back . she had no pain or other constitutional symptoms.
biopsy...

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Thanks for writing in.

Yes, indeed it is a rare diagnosis and behaviour is quite variable. As she does not have any other symptoms or palpable...

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