Article Text

PDF

Multisystem Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with pancreatic involvement.
  1. R C Yu,
  2. A Attra,
  3. C M Quinn,
  4. T Krausz,
  5. A C Chu
  1. Unit of Dermatology, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London.

    Abstract

    Langerhans' cell histiocytosis, a rare disorder of unknown cause affecting both children and adults, can affect many different organs and present to a wide range of medical specialties. An infant with fatal multisystem Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in whom the pancreas and the intestine were extensively affected is reported. The direct pancreatic involvement by this disease has not previously been described.

    Statistics from Altmetric.com

    Request permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.