Possible Causes for Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in USA

  • Pulmonary Histiocytosis X
    Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis
  • Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis
    Pulmonary Histiocytosis X

    There are no proven preventine measures against Langerhans cell histiocytosis. … The diagnosis of langerhans cell histiocytosis is confirmed histologically by biopsy. … There is no specific infectious or hereditary cause of langerhans cell histiocytosis.[1]

  • Mycosis Fungoides
    Sezary Cell

    Mycosis fungoides is a rare cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. The cause of mycosis fungoides is unknown. Development of indolent skin lesions is the major characteristic of mycosis fungoides. The lesions most commonly appear in the areas of buttocks, groin, breast, lower trunk, hips and axillae. The skin lesions usually…[2]

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Examples of ILD of known cause include hypersensitivity pneumonitis, pulmonary Langerhan’s cell histiocytosis, asbestosis, and collagen vascular disease. … ’s cell histiocytosis and radiation-induced lung injury. … diagnostic considerations include interstitial lung disease related to mixed connective tissue disease, advanced sarcoidosis, chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, pulmonary Langerhan’s[3]

  • Eosinophilic Granuloma

    Eosinophilic granuloma,as well as other forms of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis, are rarely encountered in medical practice. … Eosinophilic granuloma is a form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis and presents as a solitary lesion in the skeletal system, most commonly the skull. … Although distinct histological features have been established in this benign form of Langerhans-cell histiocytosis, the exact cause remains unknown.[4]

  • Central Diabetes Insipidus

    Trauma (17% of cases) or neurosurgery (9% of cases) Non-infectious granuloma (sarcoidosis, Langerhan's cell histiocytosis etc.) … [5]

  • Pulmonary Hypertension

    cell histiocytosis: lymphangioleiomyomatosis, neurofibromatosis, vasculitis Metabolic disorders: Glycogen storage disease, Gaucher disease, thyroid disorders Others: Tumoral … with unclear multifactorial mechanisms Hematologic disorders: Chronic hemolytic anemia, myeloproliferative disorders, splenectomy Systemic disorders: Sarcoidosis, pulmonary Langerhans[6]

  • Cystic Lung Disease

    The following disorders should be noted: Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) - Primarily diagnosed in younger adults who are smokers, PLCH is caused by peribronchial … [7]

  • Rosai-Dorfman Disease

    cell histiocytosis), imaging studies are required in order to assess additional organ involvement. … involves numerous conditions of infectious and neoplastic (both lymphoproliferative and metastatic forms) origin or disorders of similar pathophysiological mechanisms (such as Langerhans[8]

  • Growth Hormone Deficiency

    Miscellaneous infiltrative diseases - Tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, and Langerhans cell histiocytosis.[9]

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  1. Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis, Symptoma
  2. Mycosis Fungoides, Symptoma
  3. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  4. Eosinophilic Granuloma, Symptoma
  5. Central diabetes insipidus, Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Pulmonary Hypertension, Symptoma
  7. Cystic Lung Disease, Symptoma
  8. Rosai-Dorfman Disease, Symptoma
  9. Growth Hormone Deficiency, Symptoma