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Biliary wall calcification in Langerhans cell histiocytosis: report of two cases.
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PMID:  18389229     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a disorder of unknown pathogenesis affecting one or more organs (unifocal or disseminated form) due to clonal proliferation of Langerhans cells. Liver involvement is more frequent in the disseminated form and the radiological findings of end-stage liver disease due to LCH are similar to those of sclerosing cholangitis. We present the multidetector CT findings in two children with LCH liver involvement and the unique finding of calcification of the biliary wall.
Settimo Caruso; Roberto Miraglia; Luigi Maruzzelli; Angelo Luca; Bruno Gridelli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-04-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-11     Completed Date:  2009-01-27     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  791-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Mediterranean Institute for Transplantation and Advanced Specialized Therapies (IsMeTT), Via Ernesto Tricomi 1, 90127, Palermo, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Biliary Tract / pathology*,  radiography,  ultrasonography
Calcinosis / diagnosis,  pathology*
Child, Preschool
Fatal Outcome
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / diagnosis,  pathology*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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