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.

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Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 596 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Fluorrine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography of adult liver Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
 

Author(s): Hengshan Ji, Jiang Wu, Guifen Yang, Chuanjin Sun, Hong Zhu, Longjiang Zhang

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;20(1):97-99.

 

Adult liver Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is an extremely rare desease. This paper reports a 40 years old male patient who was diagnosed as liver LCH though ultrasound-guided liver biopsy. The initial Fluorrine-18- fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/ computed tomography ...

Last Updated: 19 Mar 2017

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Severe sclerosing cholangitis after Langerhans cell histiocytosis treated by liver transplantation: An adult case report.
 

Author(s): Yunhua Tang, Zhiheng Zhang, Maogen Chen, Weiqiang Ju, Dongping Wang, Fei Ji, Qingqi Ren, Zhiyong Guo, Xiaoshun He

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(9):e5994.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare hematopoietic disorder of unknown pathogenesis. LCH diseases may occur in a single organ or multisystem organ. The patients with multisystem involvement usually have a poor prognosis. Liver involvement in multisystem LCH results in severe ...

Last Updated: 1 Mar 2017

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[Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (PLCH) revealed by pneumothorax: about a case].
 

Author(s): Hafsa Sajiai, Mariam Rachidi, Hind Serhane, Salma Aitbatahar, Lamyae Amro

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Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare disease of unknown etiology characterized by the infiltration of Langerhans cells in one or more organs. It has a polymorphic clinical presentation. We report the case of Mr R.Y, age 22, with 8 pack year history of smoking, admitted to hospital ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2017

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 74 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the thyroid complicated by papillary thyroid carcinoma: A case report and brief literature review.
 

Author(s): Xin Wu, Shi Chen, Li-Yang Zhang, Ya-Ping Luo, Ying Jiang, Rui-E Feng

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Sep;96(35):e7954.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) involves mainly the skin and bone and rarely the thyroid. Meanwhile, papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) is the most common subtype of thyroid cancer. Both LCH and PTC could make the thyroid enlarged and hypermetabolic. The coincidence of these 2 ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2017

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Langerhans Cell Sarcoma: Current Understanding and Differential Diagnosis.
 

Author(s): Hirokazu Nakamine, Mitsunori Yamakawa, Tadashi Yoshino, Takaya Fukumoto, Yasunori Enomoto, Itaru Matsumura

Journal: J Clin Exp Hematop. 2016 ;56(2):109-118.

 

Langerhans cell (LC) histiocytosis (LCH) and LC sarcoma (LCS) are proliferative processes consisting of cells having morphologic and phenotypic features of Langerhans cells (LCs), although the latter may have lost some of these features. Because neoplastic nature of LCH as well as ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2016

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Langerhans cell histiocytosis in adults: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Cuihong Lian, Yuan Lu, Siyuan Shen

Journal: Oncotarget. 2016 Apr;7(14):18678-83.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a proliferative disease of histiocyte-like cells that generally affects children. Immunohistochemistry is essential to obtain the correct diagnosis, and treatment protocols are controversial.

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2016

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2017

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Phase II Study of Clofarabine in Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 25 Apr 2017

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Last Updated: 17 Nov 2016

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