histiocytoma

histiocytoma
n.
a tumour that contains macrophages or histiocytes, large cells with the ability to engulf foreign matter and bacteria.
See also:
fibrosarcoma (malignant fibrous histiocytoma)

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  • Histiocytoma — A histiocytoma is a proliferation of histiocytes. *For histiocytomas in humans, please see histiocyte. *For histiocytomas in dogs, please see histiocytoma (dog) …   Wikipedia

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  • Histiocytoma (dog) — A histiocytoma in the dog is a benign tumor. It is an abnormal growth in the skin of histiocytes (histiocytosis), a cell that is part of the immune system. A similar disease in humans, Hashimoto Pritzker disease, is also a Langerhans cell… …   Wikipedia

  • histiocytoma — his·tio·cy·to·ma …   English syllables

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  • histiocytoma cutis — dermatofibroma …   Medical dictionary

  • Benign fibrous histiocytoma — Dermatofibroma Classification and external resources ICD 10 D23 (ILDS D23.L62) ICD 9 216.9 …   Wikipedia

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  • generalized eruptive histiocytoma — a rare, self limited skin disorder usually seen on the face, trunk, or proximal limbs, characterized by discolored papules that contain macrophages; some authorities consider this condition, benign fibrous histiocytoma, and juvenile… …   Medical dictionary

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