Liver involvement in Langerhans cell histiocytosis

  title={Liver involvement in Langerhans cell histiocytosis},
  author={Adelaine Tf Wong and Clara L. Ortiz-Neira and Walid Abou Reslan and Raphael Sharon and Alfredo Pinto-Rojas and Deepak Kaura and Ronald B Anderson},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
Liver involvement in Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) typically presents with hepatomegaly and other signs of liver dysfunction. We present an 11-month-old child having only minimally elevated liver enzymes as an indication of liver involvement. Using sonography as the initial diagnostic tool followed by MRI, LCH of the liver was revealed. A review of sonographic, CT, MRI and MR cholangiopancreatography findings in liver LCH is presented. We recommend that physicians consider sonography and… CONTINUE READING