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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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...

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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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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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