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cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis
cy·to·phag·ic histiocytic pan·nic·u·li·tis
obsolete term for chronic lobular panniculitis with infiltration by histiocytes that have phagocytized red blood cells, leukocytes, and platelets; a hemorrhagic diathesis or T cell lymphoma may result.
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Cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis
and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis: An overview.
A subset of SPTCL was previously reported as cytophagic histiocytic panniculitis
, fatal panniculitis, and malignant histiocytosis.