Histiocytic medullary reticulosis in a child.

  title={Histiocytic medullary reticulosis in a child.},
  author={Marjorie Fowler},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
Scott and Robb-Smith (1939), using the name 'histiocytic medullary reticulosis', reported four cases of a subacute illness characterized by fever, anaemia, leucopenia, jaundice and enlargement of the lymph nodes, spleen and liver. Microscopically there was a proliferation of phagocytes and giant cells in the reticulo-endothelial system, the affected tissues showing a tendency to undergo haemorrhage and necrosis. Marshall (1956a, b) described eight cases and referred to seven others reported in… CONTINUE READING


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