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

Author: William D. DePond, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 25 June 2018, last major update June 2006

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Definition / general
Cite this page: DePond, W.D. Malignant histiocytosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/lymphnodesmalignanthistiocytosis.html. Accessed August 16th, 2018.
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