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Sea-Blue histiocytosis

Sea-Blue histiocytosis: Introduction

Sea-Blue histiocytosis: A rare condition involving the presence of too many histiocytes in the spleen and bone marrow. These histiocytes stain a sea-blue color during testing. These abnormal staining histiocytes have been noted in several diseases such as Niemann-Pick disease, lipid metabolism disorders and Norum disease. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Sea-Blue histiocytosis is available below.

Symptoms of Sea-Blue histiocytosis

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Sea-Blue histiocytosis: Complications

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Causes of Sea-Blue histiocytosis

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Misdiagnosis and Sea-Blue histiocytosis

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Definitions of Sea-Blue histiocytosis:

Rare disorder consisting of splenomegaly, mild purpura secondary to thrombocytopenia, and occasionally, hepatic cirrhosis associated with the appearance of numerous histiocytes in the spleen and bone marrow which stain a sea-blue color. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

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More information about Sea-Blue histiocytosis

  1. Sea-Blue histiocytosis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications

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