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splenic macrophagic infiltration

Friday 16 March 2007

diffuse histiocytosis of the spleen; splenic macrophagic infiltrate


- splenic spumous macrophagic infiltration


- splenic Gaucher disease


- metabolic diseases

- disseminated atypical mycobacteriosis (6741553)

  • Mycobacterium intracellulare infection (6741553)

- idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) (ceroid histiocytes or sea-blue histiocytes) (6684881)

- malignant histiocytosis (7104067)

Case records

- Case 12002: Splenic spumous macrophagic infiltration in Mycobacterium avium intracellulare infection in combined immune deficiencies

Differential diagnosis

- splenic inflammatory pseudotumor (18040148)

See also

- macrophagic infiltrations

  • ceroid histiocytes or sea-blue histiocytes


- Yamadori I, Motoi M, Hayashi K, Tsutsumi A, Ogawa K, Doi K, Hamaya K. Disseminated atypical mycobacteriosis. Acta Pathol Jpn. 1984 Mar;34(2):459-69.PMID: 6741553