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Histiocytosis X revealed by complex anal fistula.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8086400     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A very unusual clinical case of histiocytosis X in a young girl with no unusual medical history, is presented. The patient presented with chronic suppuration of the groin and complex anal fistulae and multiple recurrent abscesses, despite surgical treatment (abscess drainage, terminal colostomy). Intestinal and immunologic evaluation were normal. Only histology made the diagnosis. Chemotherapy (vinblastine) resulted in healing and the colostomy was closed.
Authors:
C Grapin; G Audry; P Josset; C Patte; E Sorrel Dejerine; M Gruner
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift für Kinderchirurgie     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0939-7248     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Publication Date:  1994 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-10-17     Completed Date:  1994-10-17     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9105263     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr Surg     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Service de Chirurgie Viscérale Pédiatrique, Hôpital Trousseau, Paris, France.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Anal Canal / pathology
Female
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / complications*,  drug therapy,  pathology
Humans
Rectal Fistula / drug therapy,  etiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Vinblastine / therapeutic use
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
865-21-4/Vinblastine

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