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histiocytic tumors

Friday 24 October 2003

Neoplasms of histiocytes and dendritic cells ; histiocytic-related neoplasm ; macrophagic tumors, tumors of histiocytes

- histiocytic sarcoma

  • malignant histiocytosis (systemic involvement)

- Langerhans cell tumors (LCT)

  • Langerhans histiocytosis
  • Langerhans cell sarcoma (LCS)

- follicular dendritic cell tumour/sarcoma (FDCT)

- interdigitating dendritic cell tumour/sarcoma (IDCT)


- Pileri SA, Grogan TM, Harris NL, Banks P, Campo E, Chan JK, Favera RD, Delsol G, De Wolf-Peeters C, Falini B, Gascoyne RD, Gaulard P, Gatter KC, Isaacson PG, Jaffe ES, Kluin P, Knowles DM, Mason DY, Mori S, Muller-Hermelink HK, Piris MA, Ralfkiaer E, Stein H, Su IJ, Warnke RA, Weiss LM. Tumours of histiocytes and accessory dendritic cells: an immunohistochemical approach to classification from the International Lymphoma Study Group based on 61 cases. Histopathology. 2002 Jul;41(1):1-29. PMID: 12121233