Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
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Malignant histiocytosis

Topic Completed: 1 February 2012

Revised: 28 January 2019, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Malignant histiocytosis[TI] liver[TIAB]

Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Malignant histiocytosis. website. Accessed September 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Rare neoplasm of abnormal histiocytes typically affecting liver, spleen, lymph nodes, bone marrow
  • Also called histiocytic sarcoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large cells with multilobed nuclei, abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm and erythrophagocytosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Various images (head and neck)

Positive stains
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