87 Possible Causes for Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in USA

  • Eosinophilic Granuloma

    Eosinophilic granuloma is a form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis and presents as a solitary lesion in the skeletal system, most commonly the skull. … In comparison to other forms of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis, eosinophilic granuloma has a very good prognosis, due to its solitary lesions and the very rare presence of … Although distinct histological features have been established in this benign form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis, the exact cause remains unknown.[1]

  • Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis

    Pulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (PLCH) is a unique form of LCH in that it occurs almost exclusively in cigarette smokers. … The pathogenesis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a matter of debate. … Guidelines for management of patients up to 18 years with Langerhans cell histiocytosis has been suggested.[2]

  • Cystic Lung Disease

    Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis 12. … Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis 15. … Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis 17.[3]

  • Juvenile Xanthogranuloma

    Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a form of histiocytosis, classified as "non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis", or more specifically, "type 2". … JXG is a benign idiopathic cutaneous granulomatous tumor and the most common form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis (non-LHC).[4]

  • Restrictive Lung Disease

    Adult pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. … Pulmonary Langerhans'-cell histiocytosis. … Pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis: molecular analysis of clonality.[5]

  • Metabolic Bone Disease

    Aetiology • Acquired—Fibrous dysplasia, Langerhans cell histiocytosis/histiocytosis X, acromegaly, corticosteroid therapy, heparin, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, rickets … metabolic bone disease Any defect in bone absorption or deposition that alters the PTH/calcium-phosphate/vitamin D axis, often with bone fragility Etiology Fibrous dysplasia, Langerhans … ' cell histiocytosis/histiocytosis X, acromegaly, corticosteroid therapy, heparin, hyperparathyroidism, hyperthyroidism, rickets, immobilization syndrome, bone metastases,[6]

  • Interstitial Lung Disease

    DIP) Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage (DAH) Drug-related ILD Eosinophilic Pneumonia Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Langerhan'sCell Histiocytosis (aka Eosinophilic granuloma or Histiocytosis X) Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) Lymphocytic Interstitial Pneumonia (LIP) Non-specific Interstitial Pneumonia … Prospective registries for patients with pulmonary lymphangioleiomyomatosis and smoking-related interstitial lung diseases including pulmonary Langerhanscell histiocytosis[7] [8]

  • Bone Lymphoma

    In the case of sclerotic lesions, the relative lack of cortical destruction on CT favors lymphoma over osteosarcoma and Langerhans cell histiocytosis. … most often associated with osteomyelitis, sequestra can also be seen in non-matrix forming bone tumors such as lymphoma, fibrosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, and Langerhanscell histiocytosis.[9]

  • Erdheim-Chester Disease

    characterized by the abnormal multiplication of a specific type of white blood cells called histiocytes, or tissue macrophages (technically, this disease is termed a non-Langerhans-cellhistiocytosis). … Histologically, ECD differs from Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in a number of ways.[10]

  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia

    Underlying diseases were identified in four patients: systemic lupus erythematosus, Hodgkin's lymphoma, autoimmune hepatitis and Langerhans cell histiocytosis. … Autoimmune hepatitis, Hodgkin's lymphoma, systemic lupus erythematosus, and Langerhans cell histiocytosis. … The other two patients died, one from the underlying disease (Langerhans cell histiocytosis) and the other from post-splenectomy septicemia (autoimmune hepatitis).[11]

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  1. Eosinophilic Granuloma, https://www.symptoma.com/en/info/eosinophilic-g…
  2. Langerhans cell histiocytosis, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Langerhans_cell_h…
  3. Cystic lung diseases, http://www.slideshare.net/GamalAgmy/cystic-lung…
  4. Juvenile xanthogranuloma, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juvenile_xanthogranuloma
  5. Smoking-related interstitial lung diseases: a concise review, http://erj.ersjournals.com/content/17/1/122
  6. Metabolic bone disease | definition of metabolic bone disease by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  7. Interstitial Lung Disease | Conditions and Treatments, https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/interstit…
  8. Interstitial Lung Disease Group - Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, http://www.mayo.edu/research/departments-divisi…
  9. Roentgen Ray Reader: Lymphoma in Bone, http://roentgenrayreader.blogspot.com/2011/08/l…
  10. Erdheim–Chester disease, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erdheim%E2%80%93C…
  11. Clinical course of autoimmune hemolytic anemia: an observational study, http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=s0021-75572…