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hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (DOID:0050120)
Synonyms: haemophagocytic syndrome; Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, familial, 2; Hemophagocytic syndrome; HPS
Alt IDs: OMIM:267700, OMIM:603552, OMIM:603553, OMIM:608898, OMIM:613101, DOID:6453, ICD10CM:D76.1, MESH:D051359, NCI:C34792, UMLS_CUI:C0024291
Definition: A lymphatic system disease that is characterized by an expansion of the monocyte-macrophage population and intense hemophagocytosis. It can occur de novo, but more often occurs in the setting of another disorder, usually an infection or a malignancy. A clinical picture of fever, hepatosplenomegaly, lymphadenopathy and peripheral pancytopenia. The morphologic hallmark of this syndrome is the phagocytosis of hematopoietic elements by morphologically normal macrophages.

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