Unusual presentation of Erdheim-Chester disease in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

@article{Vallonthaiel2016UnusualPO,
  title={Unusual presentation of Erdheim-Chester disease in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.},
  author={Archana George Vallonthaiel and Asit Ranjan Mridha and Shivanand Ramachandra Gamanagatti and Manisha Jana and Mehar Chand Sharma and Shah Alam Khan and Sameer Bakhshi},
  journal={World journal of radiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={8 8},
  pages={
          757-63
        }
}
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is an uncommon, non-familial, non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which involves skeletal system and soft tissue usually in middle aged and elderly patients. The characteristic radiologic features include bilateral, symmetric cortical osteosclerosis of the diaphyseal and metaphyseal parts of the long bones, or bilateral symmetrically abnormal intense (99m)Technetium labelling of the metaphyseal-diaphyseal region of the long bones, and computed tomography scan… CONTINUE READING

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