Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Agarwal, V. ; Nityanand, S. (2000) Langerhans cell histiocytosis Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, 48 (3). pp. 346-348. ISSN 0004-5772

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Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disorder affecting predominantly children and manifesting as bone pains, bony swellings and lytic lesions. Involvement of vertebrae as presenting manifestation is unusual. Here we have presented three cases of LCH, two of multifocal eosinophilic granuloma (MEG) and one of Hand Schuller Christian disease (HSC). One of the patients with MEG; had vertebral involvement as the presenting manifestation.

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