Lymph nodes - not lymphoma
Neoplasms (not lymphoma)
Malignant histiocytosis

Topic Completed: 1 June 2006

Revised: 5 February 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: DePond W. Malignant histiocytosis. website. Accessed December 5th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Systemic, invasive proliferation of malignant histiocyte-like cells
  • Traditionally included cases with hemophagocytosis, which is associated with diffuse large B cell lymphoma and T cell lymphomas
  • Actually represents various conditions, including anaplastic large cell lymphoma and enteropathy associated T cell lymphoma of small bowel
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