Langerhans cell histiocytosis
R B Solanki
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Sheth Vadilal Sarabhai Medical Research Foundation Trust, Sheth V S General Hospital, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad - 380 006
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Solanki R B, Shah Y B, Shah A N. Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1995;61:42-44
A case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is reported in 1 1/2 years old boy. He had seborrhoeic dermatitis like condition of scalp, papular lesions with purpura typical of Letterer-Siwe disease associated with constitutional symptoms, hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice, anaemia and thrombocytopenia. Peripheral blood film and bone marrow examination showed presence of LCH cells.