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Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving the sphenoid sinus and superior orbital fissure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7611086     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving the sphenoid sinus and extending to the orbital apex. MR and CT imaging, particularly with contrast, both were helpful in defining the extent of the lesion before treatment. MR was a useful examination for follow-up after treatment. Langerhans cell histiocytosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lesions of this region in the pediatric age group.
Authors:
J S Stromberg; A M Wang; T E Huang; F A Vicini; P A Nowak
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0195-6108     ISO Abbreviation:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  1995 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-08-11     Completed Date:  1995-08-11     Revised Date:  2008-02-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003708     Medline TA:  AJNR Am J Neuroradiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  964-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiation Oncology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Biopsy
Diagnosis, Differential
Follow-Up Studies
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / diagnosis*,  pathology
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Orbit / pathology
Orbital Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Paranasal Sinus Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology
Sphenoid Sinus / pathology*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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