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

Successful surgical treatment for pulmonary crystal-storing histiocytosis following the onset of gastric non-hodgkin lymphoma.
 

Author(s): Noriaki Kawano, Kiichiro Beppu, Mayumi Oyama, Daisuke Himeji, Shuro Yoshida, Takuro Kuriyama, Nobuyuki Ono, Hiroyuki Masuyama, Kiyoshi Yamashita, Kenichiro Yamaguchi, Yoshiya Shimao, Koichi Oshima, Yuji Ueda, Akira Ueda

Journal: J Clin Exp Hematop. 2013 ;53(3):241-5.

 

Crystal-storing histiocytosis is a rare clinical entity characterized by an increase in the number of abnormal histiocytes accompanied by accumulation of crystallized immunoglobulins. We describe the case of an 80-year-old man who presented with crystal-storing histiocytosis of the ...

Last Updated: 26 Dec 2013

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[Renal AA amyloidosis during Langerhans' cell histiocytosis: case report].
 

Author(s): Mondher Ounissi, Hermine Danielle Fouda, Hafedh Hedri, Karima Boubaker, Samia Barbouch, Mohamed Mongi Bacha, Rym Goucha, Ezzeddine Abderrahim, Hedi Ben Maiz, Adel Kheder

Journal: Tunis Med. 2013 Oct;91(10):613-4.

 

Last Updated: 27 Nov 2013

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Indeterminate cell histiocytosis successfully treated with narrowband UVB.
 

Author(s): Nicholas Logemann, Brian Thomas, Tatyana Yetto

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We present a 47-year-old man with a sudden eruption of more than 100 reddish-brown papules, which histologically exhibited a dense dermal proliferation of large mononuclear cells with vesicular nuclei and abundant pale cytoplasm. Electron microscopy and immunohistochemistry revealed ...

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2013

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 50 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The adverse prognostic hallmarks in identical twins with Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a clinical report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Damin Chai, Yisheng Tao, Zhengqi Bao, Li Yang, Zhenzhong Feng, Li Ma, Limei Liang, Xinwen Zhou

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2013 ;230(4):219-25.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is characterized by uncontrolled proliferation of Langerhans cells accompanying eosinophils. It often attacks children under 10 years of age. LCH in identical twins is very rare and its prognosis is different. Here we report identical-twin sisters ...

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2013

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Management of adult patients with Langerhans cell histiocytosis: recommendations from an expert panel on behalf of Euro-Histio-Net.
 

Author(s): Michael Girschikofsky, Maurizio Arico, Diego Castillo, Anthony Chu, Claus Doberauer, Joachim Fichter, Julien Haroche, Gregory A Kaltsas, Polyzois Makras, Angelo V Marzano, Mathilde de Menthon, Oliver Micke, Emanuela Passoni, Heinrich M Seegenschmiedt, Abdellatif Tazi, Kenneth L McClain

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is an orphan disease of clonal dendritic cells which may affect any organ of the body. Most of the knowledge about the diagnosis and therapy is based on pedriatic studies. Adult LCH patients are often evaluated by physicians who focus on only the ...

Last Updated: 30 May 2013

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Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the orbit: five clinicopathologic cases and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Martina C Herwig, Ted Wojno, Qing Zhang, Hans E Grossniklaus

Journal: Surv Ophthalmol. ;58(4):330-40.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a proliferation of Langerhans cells intermixed with inflammatory cells, in particular eosinophils, that may manifest as unisystem (unifocal or multifocal) or multisystem disease. Orbital involvement typically manifests as a solitary lesion that ...

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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LCH-IV, International Collaborative Treatment Protocol for Children and Adolescents With Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2014

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CD34+ Stem Cell Selection for Patients Receiving Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation for Non-Malignant Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome; Severe Aplastic Anemia; Severe Congenital Neutropenia; Amegakaryocytic Thrombocytopenia; Diamond-Blackfan Anemia; Schwachman Diamond Syndrome; Primary Immunodeficiency Syndromes; Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes; Histiocytic Syndrome; Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphocytosis; Lymphohistiocytosis; Macrophage Activation Syndrome; Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH); Hemoglobinopathies; Sickle Cell Disease; Sickle Cell-beta-thalassemia

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2013

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Evaluation of Efficacy and Tolerance of Cladribine in Symptomatic Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of Lung

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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