Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

The Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is characterized by a proliferation of dendritic cells with mononuclear or localized infiltration of organs. Most cases occur in childhood. Clinically, the disease can manifest by pulmonary infiltrates, bone lesions, rashes and hepatic, hematopoietic and endocrine dysfunction. The diagnosis is made by biopsy. Unfavorable prognosis factors: age at diagnosis

September 3, 2018