Histiocytosis

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Histiocytosis

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Histiocytosis Association

The Histiocytosis Association is dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support, and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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Histiocytosis Association

The Histiocytosis Association is dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support, and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.

http://www.histio.org

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 571 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Langerhans cell histiocytosis complicated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis in a boy with a novel XIAP mutation: A case report.
 

Author(s): Xia Guo, Qiang Li, Ju Gao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Nov;97(44):e13019.

 

X-linked lymphoproliferative syndromes (XLPs) are rare, yet often fatal primary immunodeficiency diseases, which rarely manifest as Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) complicated with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Clinical data of a case of XLP-2 manifesting as LCH complicated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Isolated Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the spleen: A case report.
 

Author(s): Le Hong, Gen Sun, Long Peng, Yi Tu, Yong Li, Weidong Xiao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(38):e12378.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a relatively rare disorder characterized by the proliferation of abnormal Langerhans cells. Splenic involvement usually presents in children with multisystem LCH, and isolated LCH of the spleen is a very rare disease. Herein, we report a case ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pituitary gland and bone involvement of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a boy and brief review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Chao Miao, Lei Zhang, Ming Sun, Chao Ma

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;21(2):148-150.

 

A 3 years old boy was hospitalized with a month's history of polydipsia, polyuria and low fever. There was no relevant family history. This is a rare case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) with both bone and pituitary infiltration shown on the technetium-99m methylene diphosphonate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 71 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Successful management of multiple-systemic Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving endocrine organs in an adult: A case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Junhui Xie, Zhen Li, Yi Tang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jun;97(26):e11215.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) involving non-endocrine organs has been frequently reported, whereas LCH involving endocrine organs is rare and the mechanism is unclear.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in adults.
 

Author(s): Elżbieta Radzikowska

Journal: Adv Respir Med. 2017 ;85(5):277-289.

 

Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is a rare disorder of unknown cause characterised by the infiltration of the lungs and other organs by the bone marrow derived Langerhans' cells, which carry mutations of BRAF gene and/or NRAS, KRAS and MAP2K1 genes. It occurs predominantly ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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New insights in lymphangioleiomyomatosis and pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
 

Author(s): Olga Torre, Davide Elia, Antonella Caminati, Sergio Harari

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Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) and pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) are rare diseases that lead to progressive cystic destruction of the lungs. Despite their distinctive characteristics, these diseases share several features. Patients affected by LAM or PLCH have similar ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A Study of Memory, Thinking, and Brain Imaging in Adults With Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2017

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Last Updated: 2 May 2018

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