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Multi-systemic Langerhans cell Histiocytosis in an adult

Hegemann, Marie-Valerie and Schreml, Stephan (2017) Multi-systemic Langerhans cell Histiocytosis in an adult. JAAD Case Reports 2017 (3), pp. 162-164.

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The etiology of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), a mix between immune dysregulation, inflammation, and malignancy, remains unclear.1; 2; 3 ; 4 In half of the patients, an oncogenic BRAF mutation is found. 3 Because of the diversity of symptoms, the diagnosis of LCH, as defined by the Histiocyte Society, is often made with considerable delay. Multisystemic LCH, affecting 2 or more organ ...


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Item type:Article
Date:27 March 2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Dermatologie und Venerologie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:adult; BRAF mutation; Langerhans cell histiocytosis; multisystemic; pathogenesis; peroxisome proliferatoreactivated receptor
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35195
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