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Histiocytic sarcoma

Updated: 2017-04-02T23:21Z
Histiocytic sarcoma
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Histiocytic sarcoma is a tumor derived from histiocytes.[1] The tumor is often positive for CD163[2] and can appear in the thyroid.[3] However, in some cases it can also appear in the brain.


  1. ^ Yoshida C, Takeuchi M (2008). "Histiocytic sarcoma: identification of its histiocytic origin using immunohistochemistry". Intern. Med. 47 (3): 165–9. PMID 18239326. doi:10.2169/internalmedicine.47.0386. Archived from the original on 2012-12-19. 
  2. ^ Vos JA, Abbondanzo SL, Barekman CL, Andriko JW, Miettinen M, Aguilera NS (May 2005). "Histiocytic sarcoma: a study of five cases including the histiocyte marker CD163". Mod. Pathol. 18 (5): 693–704. PMID 15696128. doi:10.1038/modpathol.3800346. 
  3. ^ De Vos FY, Gerding MN, Arends JW, Wegman JJ (August 2008). "Histiocytic sarcoma localised in the thyroid: a case report". Ann. Hematol. 87 (8): 681–2. PMC 2441588Freely accessible. PMID 18386009. doi:10.1007/s00277-008-0473-0. 

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