A rare disorder mimics otitis media: Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the temporal bone in a child with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis.

@article{Xie2014ARD,
  title={A rare disorder mimics otitis media: Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the temporal bone in a child with interstitial pulmonary fibrosis.},
  author={Shumin Xie and Weidong Liu and Yuyan Xiang and Zian Xiao and Hong Miao Ren and Anquan Peng and Weijing Wu and Xin-ming Yang and D H Xie and Tuanfang Yin and Jihao Ren},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2014},
  volume={35 6},
  pages={816-21}
}
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease ranging from a benign to a rapidly fatal condition affecting young children predominantly, and is characterized by an abnormal clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells. We report a case of a 3-year-old child presenting with a 1-year history of otorrhea and otorrhagia followed by a 6-month history of… CONTINUE READING