[Histiocytic proliferative diseases. Discussion of a case report].

  title={[Histiocytic proliferative diseases. Discussion of a case report].},
  author={O Minckes and H J Chevalier and Marie Christine Rousselet and Xavier Rialland and J L Verret},
  journal={Annales de pediatrie},
  volume={40 6},
The case of a ten month old female with initial clinical and histological findings suggestive of inappropriate macrophage activation syndrome is reported. Subsequently, clinical and pathological changes refuted this diagnosis and demonstrated that the patient had Langherans cell histiocytosis. Clinical, laboratory and pathological findings characteristic of each type of histiocytosis are reviewed. Histological and immunohistochemical studies allow to establish the diagnosis of Langherans cell… CONTINUE READING

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