Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Painful swelling of the skull.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female

There are multiple osteolytic lesions with scalloped edges in the calvarium. 

Case Discussion

Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the skull in a 5 years old child. Note the more extensive involvement of the outer table and the characteristic bevelled edges.

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Case information

rID: 61259
Published: 25th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center

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