Disease Information for Sea-blue histiocyte syndrome

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
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CLASS/Hematologic (category)
CLASS/Leukocyte involvement/disorder (ex)
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Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Histiocyte/macrophage disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology/Phagocytic/cell killing disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
Definition

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.

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