ANZ J Surg 2016 Dec 31;86(12):1056-1057. Epub 2014 Jul 31.
Department of Ear, Nose & Throat/Head & Neck Surgery, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
AACE Clin Case Rep 2021 Jan-Feb;7(1):47-50. Epub 2020 Dec 28.
Department of Endocrinology, Townsville University Hospital, Douglas, Queensland, Australia.
Objective: To evaluate the case of a woman who presented with central hypogonadism and diabetes insipidus and further developed a persistent cough leading to an unexpected diagnosis of burnt-out Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH).Methods: Clinical and laboratory endocrine evaluation, magnetic resonance imaging, high-resolution computed tomography, and open-lung biopsy results are discussed.Results: A 28-year-old woman presented at 10 months postpartum with polydipsia, polyuria, and amenorrhea for 3 months. Read More
Eur J Med Res 2021 Apr 13;26(1):34. Epub 2021 Apr 13.
Department of General Surgery, AIIMS, Mangalagiri, Guntur, A.P., India, 522503.
Background: Rosai-Dorfman-Destombes (RDD) is also known as sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy (SHML). It is a benign proliferative disorder of histiocytes, affecting lymph nodes, rarely with extra-nodal involvement. Rapid on-site evaluation (ROSE) with fine-needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) can be utilized as a minimally invasive investigation to avoid unnecessary surgery of this self-limiting disease. Read More
Case Rep Oncol Med 2021 24;2021:6680635. Epub 2021 Mar 24.
Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease, afflicting approximately 4.6 and 1-2 per 1 million children and adults, respectively. While LCH can involve numerous organ systems such as the lung or bone, it is uncommon for the disease to be limited to the skin. Read More
Virchows Arch 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.
Key Laboratory of Carcinogenesis and Translational Research (Ministry of Education), Department of Pathology, Peking University Cancer Hospital and Institute, No. 52 Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing, 100142, China.
ALK-positive histiocytosis (APH) is a newly defined entity with specific histological features and a highly recurrent KIF5B-ALK gene fusion. APH is characterized by clonal proliferation of histiocytes and can present as either systemic or localized. It was first described in infants and then expanded to older children and adults. Read More
Dermatol Online J 2021 Feb 15;27(2). Epub 2021 Feb 15.
Institute of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery (INDERMA), Guatemala.
Progressive nodular histiocytosis (PNH) is a rare type of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the xanthogranuloma group. Less than 20 cases have been reported. We report here a novel case of PNH with dermoscopic description and post-surgical outcome. Read More