Histiocytosis X--acute disseminated variant.

  title={Histiocytosis X--acute disseminated variant.},
  author={William N Gibbs and F Cole and C McIver},
  journal={The West Indian medical journal},
  volume={19 4},
The clinical course of a 14-year-old girl with the acute disseminated variant of histiocytosis X is described. The aetiology and its relationship to eosinophilic granuloma of bone and to the chronic disseminated variant ("Hand-Schuller-Christian disease") are reviewed and the pathogenesis of the haematological changes is discussed (AU)