Langerhans cell histiocytosis

A neoplastic proliferation of Langerhans cells which contain Birbeck granules by ultrastructural examination. Three major overlapping syndromes are recognized: eosinophilic granuloma, Letterer-Siwe disease, and Hand-Schuller-Christian disease. The clinical course is generally related to the number of organs affected at presentation. (WHO, 2001)

Disease Alternative Name

langerhans cell granulomatosis
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not otherwise specified
histiocytosis x
lch
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CHRONIC INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE 1) Fibrosing Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Nonspecific interstitial pneumonia Cryptogenic organizing pneumonia Pneumoconiosis Connective tissue disease associated Drug reaction Radiation pneumonitis 2) G...See More

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They are characterized by inflammation and fibrosis of pulmonary interstitium


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1.4 year old FCH a case of bronchopneumonia (typical x-ray ) , was on IV Antibiotics, patent is symptomatically better , Discharged on orally Initial TC - 44000-->33000 --->10000 Platelet. 6lakhs to 8 lakhs HB --> 7.5 ---...See More

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Thrombocytosis itself is a marker of sepsis . Plus iron deficiency may contribute to it .acute phase reactants like esr take some time to come to normal . Blood c/s should have been done. Would like to see the X-ray film too.


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