Isolated tumorous Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the brainstem: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.

Abstract

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) of the CNS is a rare entity, known to involve primarily the hypothalamicpituitary region, with the clinical hallmark of diabetes insipidus. There have been a few reports of CNS LCH involving the brainstem as intraparenchymal enhancing lesions, but this has never been the presenting complaint of LCH. The authors report on… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2013.6.PEDS13132

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@article{Savardekar2013IsolatedTL, title={Isolated tumorous Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the brainstem: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.}, author={Amey R. Savardekar and Manjul Tripathi and Deepak Bansal and Kim Vaiphei and Sunil K. Gupta}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics}, year={2013}, volume={12 3}, pages={258-61} }