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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

- eythrophagocytosis by tumoral cells

  • eythrophagocytosis by leukemic cells
    • acute myeloid leukemia-M5 (acute monoblastic leukemia) with t(8;16) (11442471)
  • eythrophagocytosis by lymphoma cells
  • eythrophagocytosis by carcinoma cells
  • eythrophagocytosis by sarcoma cells
  • eythrophagocytosis by rhabdomyosarcoma cells (9263166)

See also

- hemophagoccytosis

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