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Is Langerhan Cell Histiocytosis Complicated with Hydrops Fetalis Exclusively Lethal in Premature Neonates?
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PMID:  21438915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
  Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare disease and is lethal in premature neonates. A male premature neonate born at gestational 33 weeks presented with generalized vesicles, hydrops fetalis with pleural effusion, bilateral cataracts, and severe respiratory distress syndrome complicated with persistent pulmonary hypertension. Skin biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Authors:
I Cheng; Yi-Lin Chen; Yu-Luan Tsai; Yuh-Yu Chou; Tseng-Chen Sung; Shu-Chi Mu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-3-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2011 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Shin Kong WHS Memorial Hospital, Taipei Department of Pediatric, Taitung Christian Hospital, Taipei Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shin Kong WHS Memorial Hospital, Taipei Department of Pathology, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital Taipei Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei Medical College of Fu-Jen University, Taipei, Taiwan.
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