Malignant Langerhans cell tumour.

  title={Malignant Langerhans cell tumour.},
  author={Masanao Tani and Norito Ishii and Masa-aki Kumagai and Masanori Ban and A Sasase and Yoshio Mishima},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={126 4},
We report the case of a 49-year-old woman suffering from a malignant neoplasm of Langerhans cells (LC), documented by immunohistochemical and ultrastructural analysis, and review the literature to examine and characterize the clinical and laboratory features, therapy, and prognosis of malignant neoplasms of LC. Langerhans cell histiocytosis is now regarded as a disorder of immune regulation or an inflammatory process, rather than as a malignant neoplasm. Although LC share certain features in… CONTINUE READING

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