Letterer-Siwe Disease

Known as: Acute histiocytosis X, letterer - siwe disease, ABT-LETTERER-SIWE DISEASE 
A multifocal, multisystem form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis. There is involvement of multiple organ systems including the bones, skin, liver… (More)
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2013
2013
Langerhans’ cells histiocytosis represent a group of rare disorders characterized by reactive infiltrates that usually are… (More)
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2005
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2005
A case is presented of a patient with Letterer-Siwe disease who manifested features of primary liver disease upon admission. A… (More)
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2000
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2000
Diminished exercise capacity in advanced pulmonary histiocytosis X does not appear to be related to ventilatory limitation but… (More)
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1991
1991
Pulmonary histiocytosis X is characterized by an accumulation of CD-1-positive histiocytosis X cells in the lung, which also can… (More)
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1989
Review
1989
Histiocytosis X (HX) is a rare disorder of histiocytic proliferation characterized by a broad spectrum of clinicopathologic… (More)
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1989
1989
Eighteen patients with pulmonary lesions of histiocytosis X were studied with high-resolution computed tomography (CT). Thin… (More)
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1988
1988
Three cases of Letterer-Siwe disease were studied with the monoclonal antibody Lag, which reacts to the antigen on the membranes… (More)
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1984
1984
The case of an 81-year-old woman suffering for about 1 year from a typical form of Letterer-Siwe disease (LSD) is reported. The… (More)
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1982
1982
This study describes the chest radiographs of 50 adult patients with histologically verified histiocytosis X, proposes a… (More)
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1981
1981
Observations of congenital Letterer-Siwe disease in girls of 15 and 10 months are presented. In both infants the skin, lungs… (More)
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