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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Following organizations serve the condition "Histiocytosis" for support, advocacy or research.

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

Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis-associated Pulmonary Hypertension Showing a Drastic Improvement Following Smoking Cessation.
 

Author(s): Yoshiaki Kinoshita, Kentaro Watanabe, Atsuhiko Sakamoto, Kouko Hidaka

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(5):491-5.

 

Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is a rare, smoking-related, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary hypertension (PH) is associated with mortality. We herein report a case of PLCH complicated by severe PH and respiratory impairment. After developing PH, the patient ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2016

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Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Enters the Genomics Age.
 

Author(s): Michael Jeng

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Feb;30(2):140-1.

 

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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[A polyuro-polydipsique syndrome revealing Langerhans cell histiocytosis].
 

Author(s): Rachid Ammor, Assou Ajja

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Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis: Emerging Insights and Clinical Implications.
 

Author(s): Daniel J Zinn, Rikhia Chakraborty, Carl E Allen

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Feb;30(2):122-32, 139.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a disorder characterized by lesions that include CD207+ dendritic cells along with an inflammatory infiltrate. Langerhans cell histiocytosis has a highly variable clinical presentation, ranging from a single lesion to potentially fatal disseminated ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2016

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[Langerhans cell histiocytosis in adults].
 

Author(s): A NĂ©el, M Artifoni, J Donadieu, G Lorillon, M Hamidou, A Tazi

Journal: Rev Med Interne. 2015 Oct;36(10):658-67.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease characterized by the infiltration of one or more organs by Langerhans cell-like dendritic cells, most often organized in granulomas. The disease has been initially described in children. The clinical picture of LCH is highly variable. ...

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2015

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Co-occurrence of intracranial Rosai-Dorfman disease and Langerhans histiocytosis of the skull: case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Shankar Ayyappan Kutty, Sreekala Sreehari

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2015 ;25(3):496-9.

 

Rosai-Dorfman Disease involves histiocytic proliferation of the lymphatic system. Extranodal disease involving the central nervous system is uncommon. Furthermore, the combination of this disease entity with Langerhans cell histiocytosis is an even rarer phenomenon that has only recently ...

Last Updated: 3 Jun 2015

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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: 4 Aug 2016

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Evaluation of Exercise Capacity and Exercise Limitation in Patients With Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2016

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Methotrexate and Cytosine in Adult Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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