Langerhans cell

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Langerhans cell

[′läŋ·ər‚hänz ‚sel]
(histology)
A type of cytotrophoblast in the human chorionic vesicle which is thought to secrete chorionic gonadotropin.
A highly branched dendritic cell of the mammalian epidermis showing a lobulated nucleus and a diagnostic organelle resembling a tennis racket.
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The DDx of pulmonary involvement in ECD includes, interstitial pneumonia and pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis.
Natural course of isolated pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in a toddler 3-year follow-up.
Lung transplantation for pulmonary Langerhans' cell histiocytosis: a multicenter analysis.
Purely cutaneous Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in an adult woman.
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis: report of a case with temporal localization.
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis of the temporal bone in children.
In addition to RDD, the differential diagnosis for recurrent, sterile osteomyelitis should include other uncommon causes such as Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) and related histiocytoses [7].
Gunhan, "Oral mucosal involvement in Langerhans' cell histiocytosis: Long-term follow-up of a rare case," Australian Dental Journal, vol.
Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare clonal disorder of proliferating histiocytic cells expressing phenotypic markers of the epidermal Langerhans' cells.
[1] Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare pediatric disease of unknown etiology affecting 1-5 children per 1 million each year.

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