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Macrophages

Summary Information: Macrophages

Macrophages: Macrophages are a specialized type of white blood cell. Macrophages are monocytes that have left the bloodstream and moved to the site of a tissue injury to digest dead or damaged tissue in a process called phagocytosis.

Conditions that can afflict the macrophages include leukemia, leukopenia, genetic abnormalities, monocytosis, monocytopenia, chemotherapy, and corticosteroid use.

Closely Related Organs: Macrophages

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Macrophages:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Macrophages

The following conditions are related to the organ: Macrophages:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Macrophages

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Organ types: Immune system (145)

Related organs: immune system (145), white blood cells (5), T-cells

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