reticulohistiocytosis


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re·tic·u·lo·sis

(re-tik'yū-lō'sis),
An increase in histiocytes, monocytes, or other reticuloendothelial elements.
[reticulo- + G. -osis, condition]

reticulohistiocytosis

/re·tic·u·lo·his·ti·o·cy·to·sis/ (-si-to´sis) the formation of multiple reticulohistiocytomas.
multicentric reticulohistiocytosis  a systemic disease of polyarthritis of the hands and large joints and development of nodular reticulohistiocytomas in the skin, bone, and mucous and synovial membranes, which may progress to polyvisceral involvement and death.
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This process encompasses several disorders of variable extent and severity, historically known as histiocytosis X, Letterer-Siwe disease, Hand-Schuller-Christian syndrome, eosinophilic granuloma of bone, and self-healing reticulohistiocytosis.
Multicentric reticulohistiocytosis is a rare systemic disease presenting with subcutaneous nodular lesions and symmetrical, erosive polyarthritis.
Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis (Hashimoto-Pritzker disease): Ten-year experience at Dallas Children's Medical Center.
Etanercept has been used in the treatment of Behcet disease, inflammatory muscle disease, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, adult-onset Still disease, and graft-versus-host disease.