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splenic macrophagic infiltration

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Types

- splenic spumous macrophagic infiltration

Etiology

- metabolic diseases

  • splenic storage diseases
    • Gaucher disease (Gaucher cell)
    • Niemann-Pick disease type 2 (NPD-2) (sea-blue histiocytes) (#6184303#)

- 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

References

- 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#

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