Mandibular Langerhans cell histiocytosis in an adult.

Abstract

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in the mandible is a rare disease. LCH was formerly known as histiocytosis X. Histiocytosis X is a granulomatous condition that derives form a clonal proliferation of histiocytes. It has a variable clinical course. LCG may be local or disseminated. It is a reactive disorder or a truly malignant process. This article describes a case of a 45 - year old man with Langerhans cell histiocytosis in his jaw (Fig. 4, Ref. 11).

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@article{Zajko2013MandibularLC, title={Mandibular Langerhans cell histiocytosis in an adult.}, author={Joanna Zajko}, journal={Bratislavske lekarske listy}, year={2013}, volume={114 8}, pages={488-90} }