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erythrophagocytosis

Tuesday 21 October 2003

Definition: Phagocytosis of erythrocytes.

Etiology

- eythrophagocytosis by activated histiocytes

  • erythrophagocytic histiocytosis
    • macrophagic activation syndrome
      • familial lymphohistiocytosis (FLH)

- eythrophagocytosis by tumoral histiocytes

  • primary histiocytic sarcoma (#12747473#, #12029539#)

- eythrophagocytosis by tumoral cells

  • eythrophagocytosis by leukemic cells
    • acute myeloid leukemia-M5 (acute monoblastic leukemia) with t(8;16) (#11442471#)
  • eythrophagocytosis by lymphoma cells
    • CD30+ anaplastic large-cell lymphoma (ALCL) (#11426532#, #9575683#)
  • eythrophagocytosis by carcinoma cells
  • eythrophagocytosis by sarcoma cells
  • eythrophagocytosis by rhabdomyosarcoma cells (#9263166#)

See also

- hemophagoccytosis

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