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medullary overload macrophages

Monday 16 July 2007

Types

- medullary foamy macrophages
- medullary Gaucher cells

Etiology

- medullary foamy macrophages

  • Wolman disease
  • Niemann-Pick diseases
  • Fabry disease
  • sialidoses (type 1 sialidosis and type 2 sialidosis)
  • gangliosidoses
    • type 1 gangliosidosis (GM1 gangliosidosis)
    • type 2 gangliosidosis (GM2 gangliosidosis)
  • Batten disease (lipofuscinoses)
  • hyperlipoproteinemia
  • Tangier disease
  • sialic acid storage diseases
  • acid lipase deficiency
  • fucosidosis
  • mannosidosis
  • neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis
  • alpha-lipoprotein deficiency

- medullary Gaucher cells

  • Gaucher disease

- glycogen stained macrophages

See also

- lipid-laden macrophages (foamy macrophages)