Hemophagocytosis

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Micrograph showing hemophagocytosis in the spleen. H&E stain.

Hemophagocytosis is phagocytosis by histiocytes of erythrocytes, leukocytes, platelets, and their precursors[1] in bone marrow and other tissues.

It is part of the presentation of hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.

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