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 605 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with neurological injuries diagnosed from a single cutaneous lesion.
 

Author(s): Andréa Bauer Bannach, Maria Teresa Fernandes Castilho Garcia, Deusita Fernandes Gandia Soares, Antônio Luiz de Arruda Mattos, Tomás Zecchini Barrese, Marilda Aparecida Milanez Morgado de Abreu

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;92(4):540-542.

 

Histiocytoses are rare diseases caused by the proliferation of histiocytes. The pathogenesis remains unknown and the highest incidence occurs in pediatric patients. The clinical presentations can be varied, in multiple organs and systems, and the skin lesions are not always present. ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2017

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A longitudinal MRI study on lymph nodes histiocytosis of a xenograft cancer model.
 

Author(s): María Jiménez-González, Sandra Plaza-García, Janire Arizeta, Silvia Bianchessi, César Trigueros, Torsten Reese

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Efforts are continuously made to detect and investigate the pivotal processes and interplay between the response of sentinel lymph node and malignant cells from a primary tumor. Conversely, some frequently used tumor animal models, such as human cancer xenografts, rarely feature metastasis. ...

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2017

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[Clinical features and prognosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in children: an analysis of 34 cases].
 

Author(s): Dan Li, Hui Li, Hong Shi

Journal: Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2017 Jun;19(6):627-631.

 

To investigate the clinical features and prognosis of children with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH).

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2017

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 73 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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