Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Child with a known diagnosis of histiocytosis.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Multiple X-rays

Several lytic lesions are seen within the calvarium. In addition, there is a large lytic lesion within the left iliac bone.

Case Discussion

Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare multi system disease with a wide and heterogeneous clinical spectrum and variable extent of involvement. 

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Case information

rID: 14474
Case created: 29th Jul 2011
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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