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Disseminated cerebral histiocytosis X responding to vinblastine therapy: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1928614     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of intracranial histiocytosis X with multiple parenchymal brain lesions is described. Despite severe neuroradiological findings, and involvement of a node and vertebra on presentation, the child is doing well clinically, with outpatient chemotherapy, 36 months after diagnosis. The prognosis of cerebral involvement in such atypical cases should probably be reevaluated. Therapeutic problems are discussed.
M A Carpentier; J Maheut; M C Grangeponte; C Billard; J J Santini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain & development     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0387-7604     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Dev.     Publication Date:  1991 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-21     Completed Date:  1991-11-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909235     Medline TA:  Brain Dev     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Unité de Neurochirurgie-Neurologie Infantile, Hôpital de Clocheville, Tours, France.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Neoplasms / drug therapy*,  pathology,  radiography
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / drug therapy*,  pathology,  radiography
Lymph Nodes / pathology
Prednisone / therapeutic use
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Vinblastine / therapeutic use*
Reg. No./Substance:
53-03-2/Prednisone; 865-21-4/Vinblastine

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