Craniofacial and intracranial manifestations of langerhans cell histiocytosis: Report of findings in 100 patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bone Diseases
  • Brain Diseases
  • Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell

abstract

  • In LCH, involvement of the calvaria, skull base, maxillofacial bones, and hypothalamic-pituitary axis is fairly common. The precise location of these lesions contributes to the variety of clinical manifestations of LCH, which includes scalp and/or facial swelling, seizures, hearing loss, recurrent otitis media, gingival bleeding, proptosis, diabetes insipidus, and cranial nerve palsies.

publication date

  • August 15, 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/AJR.07.3573

PubMed ID

  • 18647937

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 589

end page

  • 97

volume

  • 191

number

  • 2