Journal of Applied Hematology

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2018  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 111--119

Guide lines for management of adult histiocytic disease


Hind Abdin Salama1, Ayman Yahya Alhejazi2, Ahmed Absi3, Saeed Alshieban4, Mohsen Alzahrani2, Ahmed Alaskar2, Giamal Gmati2, Moussab Damlaj2, Khadega A Abuelgasim2, Osama Ali1, Abdulrahman Alghamdi5, Bader Alahmari1, Areej Almugairi7, Hazza Alzahrani6, Hanni ALhashmi7, Abdul Rahman Jazieh2 
1 Section of Adult Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, Department of Oncology, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2 Section of Adult Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, Department of Oncology, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City; King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3 Section of Adult Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant, Princess Nora Oncology Centre, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
4 King Saud bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, College of Medicine; Department of Pathology and Clinical Laboratory, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
5 Department of Clinical Pharmacy, King Abdul-Aziz Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
6 Section of Adult Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant, Department of Oncology, King Faisal Specialist and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
7 Section of Adult Hematology and Stem Cell Transplant, Department of Oncology, King Faisal Specialist and Research Centre, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Hind Abdin Salama
Adult Hematology Section, Department of Oncology, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh
Saudi Arabia

BACKGROUND: Histiocytic disease is a diverse disease, characterized by multisystem involvement, diagnosis and management can be challenging. Guidelines are important tool to provide evidence-based management; however, guidelines for management of adult histiocytic disease are scarce. METHODOLOGY: A multidisciplinary team from Saudi Arabia developed guidelines to manage the adult histiocytic disease with an intention to provide standard of care for diagnosis and management of the most frequently encountered subtypes of adult histiocytic disease in the region. RESULTS: Detailed guidelines to different categories of histiocytic disease were finalized after review of many international guidelines and extensive literature review. CONCLUSION: Local guidelines for adults histiocytic disease was developed and can be shared with different hematology centers.


How to cite this article:
Salama HA, Alhejazi AY, Absi A, Alshieban S, Alzahrani M, Alaskar A, Gmati G, Damlaj M, Abuelgasim KA, Ali O, Alghamdi A, Alahmari B, Almugairi A, Alzahrani H, ALhashmi H, Jazieh AR. Guide lines for management of adult histiocytic disease.J Appl Hematol 2018;9:111-119


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Salama HA, Alhejazi AY, Absi A, Alshieban S, Alzahrani M, Alaskar A, Gmati G, Damlaj M, Abuelgasim KA, Ali O, Alghamdi A, Alahmari B, Almugairi A, Alzahrani H, ALhashmi H, Jazieh AR. Guide lines for management of adult histiocytic disease. J Appl Hematol [serial online] 2018 [cited 2019 Feb 22 ];9:111-119
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