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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Based on the clinical features and aforesaid investigations, the differential diagnoses of nodular/histoid leprosy, reticulohistiocytosis, subcutaneous sarcoidosis, cutaneous localised leishmaniasis, lymphocytoma cutis, mycosis fungoides and post kala azar dermal Leishmaniasis were considered.
Roentgenologic features of osteoarthritis, erosive osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's disease, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, and progressive systemic sclerosis.
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.
An unusual form of histiocytosis, namely congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis (CSHRH or Hashimoto-Pritzker disease) generally follows a benign clinical course and its incidence may be underestimated due to a high rate of spontaneous resolution and lack of clinical recognition.
IPGME&R, Kolkata Diagnosis Ulcerative multicentric reticulohistiocytosis.
There are several case reports in literature where leprosy has been confused with other diseases, common mimicrs being sarcoidosis, (6) cutaneous lymphomas, (7,8) Jessner's lymphocytic infiltrate, (9) multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, (10) and connective tissue diseases.