Medical Definition of Histiocytosis, sinus

  • Medical Author:
    William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

    Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

Histiocytosis, sinus: A type of histiocytosis in which the lymph nodes are the main site of histiocyte proliferation. The sinuses of the lymph nodes become filled with and distended by masses of
histiocytes.

Reviewed on 9/7/2018

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