Histiocytic disorders

Part of the Current Histopathology book series (CUHI, volume 22)


This is a complex group of reactive and neoplasmic disorders that originate generally from at least two different subsets of immune accessory cell: (a) the dendritic cell system (DCS) and (b) the mononuclear phagocyte system (MPS) 1-3. Immunohistochemistry and electron microscopy are often important in their differentiation4.


Eosinophilic Granuloma Sinus Histiocytosis Birbeck Granule Malignant Histiocytosis Urticaria Pigmentosa 
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© S. Variend 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of HistopathologySheffield Children’s HospitalSheffieldUK

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