Isolated pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting with recurrent pneumothorax.

@article{Braier2007IsolatedPL,
  title={Isolated pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting with recurrent pneumothorax.},
  author={Jorge Luis Braier and Antonio Latella and Blanca Balancini and Claudio Casta{\~n}os and Jeffrey S. Goldberg},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  year={2007},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={
          241-4
        }
}
We describe the outcome of a 20-month-old female and a 6-year-old male, both of whom had acutely developed severe respiratory distress with tachypnea, cyanosis and, in Patient 2, thoracic pain. Chest X-ray and CT scan showed interstitial pulmonary involvement and a bullous process with bilateral pneumothoraces for both children. Pulmonary biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH). Laboratory testing and skeletal radiography did not reveal any other involvement of LCH… CONTINUE READING
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