Histiocytosis

Common Name(s)

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

Images in clinical medicine. Langerhans'-cell histiocytosis.
 

Author(s): Bhakti Mehta, Rajkumar Venkatramani

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Sep;371(11):1050.

 

Last Updated: 11 Sep 2014

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Oral Langerhans cell histiocytosis: case report with follow-up of ten years.
 

Author(s): Emeline das Neves de Araújo Lima, Eliakim Medeiros Alves de Araújo, Patrícia Teixeira de Oliveira, Ana Miryam Costa de Medeiros

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;80(4):366-7.

 

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2014

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Synchronous and metachronous thyroid cancer in relation to Langerhans cell histiocytosis; involvement of V600E BRAF-mutation?
 

Author(s): Maria Moschovi, Maria Adamaki, Spiros Vlahopoulos, Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo

Journal: Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2015 Jan;62(1):173-4.

 

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 52 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Histiocytosis: a review focusing on neuroimaging findings.
 

Author(s): Larissa Barcessat Gabbay, Cláudia da Costa Leite, Ranieli Saraiva Andriola, Paula da Cunha Pinho, Leandro Tavares Lucato

Journal: Arq Neuropsiquiatr. 2014 Jul;72(7):548-58.

 

Histiocytosis is a systemic disease that usually affects the central nervous system. The aim of this study is to discuss the neuroimaging characteristics of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), the most common of these diseases; and the non-Langerhans cells histiocytosis (NLCH), which ...

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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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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[Non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis: a case report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Li-juan Zhang, Quan-de Lin, Li-hua Dong, Xue Gao, Yu-fu Li, Xu-dong Wei, Yong-ping Song

Journal: Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 2013 Jul;34(7):634-6.

 

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2013

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of Lung

 

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2015

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