In medicine, histiocytosis is an excessive number of histiocytes, and the term is also often used to refer to a group of rare diseases which share this sign as a characteristic. Occasionally and confusingly, the term "histiocytosis" is sometimes used to refer to individual diseases.
According to the histiocytosis Association of America, 1 in 200.000 children in the United States are born with histiocytosis each year. HAA also States that most people diagnosed with histiocytosis are children under the age of 10 years, although the disease can affect adults. The disease typically occurs from birth to 15 years.
The histiocytosis and malignant histiocytosis are important in veterinary and human pathology.
- Langerhans cell histiocytosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis is occasionally misspelled as Langerhan or Langerhan s cell histiocytosis even in authoritative
- Non - Langerhans cell histiocytosis refers to a family of histiocytosis characterized by the absence of Langerhans cells. Many manifest cutaneously. the
- Reactive histiocytosis immunohistochemical features show that interstitial dermal DCs are involved Cutaneous histiocytosis CH Systemic histiocytosis SH
- Benign cephalic histiocytosis not to be confused with Neonatal cephalic pustulosis is a rare skin condition affecting boys and girls equally, characterized
- self - healing reticulohistiocytosis Langerhans cell histiocytosis Non - X histiocytosis Histiocytosis James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et al. 2006
- xanthogranuloma Benign cephalic histiocytosis Generalized eruptive histiocytoma Xanthoma disseminatum Progressive nodular histiocytosis Papular xanthoma Hereditary
- Hereditary progressive mucinous histiocytosis is a very rare, benign, non - Langerhans cell histiocytosis An autosomal dominant or X - linked hereditary
- of Sea - Blue Histocyte Syndrome. Sea - blue histiocytosis is also seen in lipid disorders. Non - X histiocytosis James, William D. Berger, Timothy G. et
- Indeterminate cell histiocytosis is a cutaneous condition felt to be caused by dermal precursors of Langerhans cells. Non - X histiocytosis List of cutaneous
- Progressive nodular histiocytosis is a cutaneous condition clinically characterized by the development of two types of skin lesions: superficial papules
- histiocytoma also known as Eruptive histiocytoma, and Generalized eruptive histiocytosis is a rare cutaneous condition characterized by widespread, erythematous