sinus histiocytosis


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sinus histiocytosis

A nonspecific term for an increase in benign histiocytes in peripheral and medullary sinuses of lymph nodes.

Aetiology
Reaction to tumours or steatorrhoea, dermatopathic lymphadenopathy, lymphangiography, Whipple’s disease.
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Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy: Presentation as giant granuloma annulare and detection of human herpesvirus 6.
8] reported the first case of sinus histiocytosis and HIV, in a 31-year-old black woman with HIV infection who presented with symptomatic generalised lymphadenopathy.
Review of sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease) of head and neck.
Pulsoni A, Anghel G et al; Treatment of sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (rosai-dorfman disease): Report of a case and literature review; American Journal of Hematology, January 2002; 69 (1):67-71.
Detection of human herpesvirus 6 in tissues involved by sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai-Dorfman disease).
Extranodal head and neck sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy.
Out of 122 cases 48 were follicular hyperplasia, 5 cases were sinus histiocytosis, 41 cases were tuberculosis, 11 cases were lymphoma and 15 cases were secondaries in lymph nodes.
Evidence for a polyclonal nature of the cell infiltrate in sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (Rosai Dorfman disease).
Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy: Virological, immunological and morphological studies.
Rosai-Dorfman disease or sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy is a rare, benign, histiocytic condition of unknown etiology.
In some cases, it is necessary to exclude massive lymphadenopathy with sinus histiocytosis (Rosai-Dorfman disease) or other chronic granulomatous processes (e.