Langerhans cell histiocytosis masquerading as acute appendicitis: Case report and review


Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare syndrome characterized by unifocal, multifocal unisystem, or disseminated/multi-system disease that commonly involves the bone, skin, lymph nodes, pituitary, or sometimes lung (almost exclusively in smokers) causing a variety of symptoms from rashes and bone lesions to diabetes insipidus or pulmonary infiltrates… (More)
DOI: 10.4253/wjge.v9.i3.139


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