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

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 Case Report: The Diagnosis and Therapeutic Evaluation for a Rare Disease of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Involving Thyroid.
 

Author(s): Ye-Feng Cai, Qing-Xuan Wang, Chun-Jue Ni, Si-Yang Dong, Lin Lv, Quan Li, En-Dong Chen, Xiao-Hua Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Nov;94(44):e1891.

 

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) involving the thyroid gland is extremely rare. Currently, the diagnosis and therapeutic evaluation for LCH involving thyroid is a challenge.We reported a rare case of LCH involving thyroid, presenting as painless thyroid goiters, and successfully ...

Last Updated: 11 Nov 2015

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Pseudo-Peritoneal Carcinomatosis Presentation of a Crystal-Storing Histiocytosis With an Unmutated Monoclonal κ Light Chain.
 

Author(s): Aude Aline-Fardin, Sebastien Bender, Bettina Fabiani, David Buob, Said Brahimi, Marie Christine Verpont, Mohamad Mothy, Pierre Ronco, Jean Jacques Boffa, Pierre Aucouturier, Laurent Garderet

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Aug;94(32):e1247.

 

Crystal-storing histiocytosis (CSH) is a rare complication of monoclonal gammopathies caused by accumulation of crystalline material inside macrophages, and it may result in a variety of clinical manifestations depending on the involved organs. Although immunoglobulin κ light chains ...

Last Updated: 13 Aug 2015

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The terms "Histiocytosis" returned 67 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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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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Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis with cervical lymph node involvement, and coexistence with pulmonary tuberculosis and right pneumothorax: a case report and review of literature.
 

Author(s): Limin Gao, Huifang Li, Gandi Li, Weiping Liu, Jinnan Li, Wenyan Zhang

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We report an uncommon 22-year-old male Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (PLCH) case which co-existed with pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). Unlike the common PLCH cases, this PLCH case has cervical lymph node involvement and right pneumothorax. The diagnosis was established by the ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2015

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Phase II Study of Clofarabine in Patients With Recurrent or Refractory Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 19 Nov 2015

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 

Last Updated: 26 Jan 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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