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What is Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell?

What is Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell?

  • Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: A group of disorders involving the excessive proliferation of histiocytes (macrophages) which are not Langerhans cells. Subgroups of this disorder includes hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, sinus histiocytosis, xanthogranuloma and sea-blue histiocyte syndrome. Sometimes only the skin is involved and in other cases there may be systemic involvement which can cause serious problems.

Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell, or a subtype of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: Introduction

Types of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell:

Broader types of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell:

How serious is Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell?

Complications of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see complications of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

What causes Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell?

Causes of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see causes of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

What are the symptoms of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell?

Symptoms of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see symptoms of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

Complications of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see complications of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: Dermatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell.
Treatments for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see treatments for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell
Research for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell: see research for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

Name and Aliases of Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

Main name of condition: Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell

Other names or spellings for Histiocytosis, Non-Langerhans-Cell:

class II histiocytosis, non-X histiocytosis, histiocytosis of mononuclear phagocytes other than Langerhans cells, Non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)


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