Erdheim-Chester disease

Susan E. Lenahan, Klaus Helm, Kenneth D. Hopper

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Abstract

Background: Erdheim-Chester disease is a rare non-Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. Objective: This case report is presented to familiarize clinicians with Erdheim-Chester disease and its differential diagnosis. Results and Conclusion: Erdheim-Chester disease presents with unique clinical and pathologic findings. Its xanthoma-like lesions can cause significant morbidity and mortality.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-132
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
Volume7
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2003

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Erdheim-Chester Disease
Non-Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis
Xanthomatosis
Differential Diagnosis
Morbidity
Mortality

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Dermatology

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Lenahan, Susan E. ; Helm, Klaus ; Hopper, Kenneth D. / Erdheim-Chester disease. In: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery. 2003 ; Vol. 7, No. 2. pp. 129-132.
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Erdheim-Chester disease. / Lenahan, Susan E.; Helm, Klaus; Hopper, Kenneth D.

In: Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, Vol. 7, No. 2, 01.03.2003, p. 129-132.

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