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Unusual Orbital Involvement in Erdheim Chester Disease: A Radiological Diagnosis.
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PMID:  22631449     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is an exceedingly rare, disseminated non-Langerhan cell histiocytosis with multisystem involvement, having characteristic sclerotic skeletal lesions. We present an unusual case primarily manifesting as an extensive orbital disease, with low-grade systemic involvement. Owing to its rarity and therefore lack of general awareness it remains a difficult clinical and pathologic diagnosis. Immuno-histochemistry of the biopsy specimen is diagnostic.
Authors:
Arundeep Arora; Sanjay Sharma; Neelam Pushker; Seema Kashyap; Sameer Bakhshi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-5-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1744-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-5-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8301221     Medline TA:  Orbit     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Radiodiagnosis,All India Institute of Medical Sciences , New Delhi , India.
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