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Langerhans' cell histiocytosis in an adult.

Lindelöf B, Forslind B, Hilliges M, Johansson O, Aström L
DOI: 10.2340/0001555571178180


A woman with typical skin lesions of histiocytosis X is reported. Electron microscopic and immunohistochemical investigations revealed a large number of markedly long Birbeck Langerhans' cell granulae. During treatment with Interferon alpha -2b, the patient developed infarctus cerebri and died.


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