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2022 Mar

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Recurrence of a Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis bone lesion in a different site: A case report.


Al Abdulsalam A, Kapila K, Alherz M, Alsayegh M
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Mar; 75:103401.
PMID: 35242335.


Langerhans' Cell Histiocytosis is a rare disease of unknown etiology, the pathogenesis of which involves both reactive and neoplastic processes. Despite potential resolution with conservative management, a rare recurrence in a distant site after 3 years from presentation in this case highlights the variability in the course of the disease and the need for larger studies to enable recognition and evidence-based management.