Langerhans cell histiocytosis

Case contributed by Bruno Di Muzio


Referred with abnormal findings on radiographs.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Multiple X-rays


Several lytic lesions are seen within the calvarium and also a large lytic lesion within the left iliac bone.

Case Discussion

This child has a known diagnosis of histiocytosis. Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare multisystem disease with a wide and heterogeneous clinical spectrum and variable extent of involvement. 

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