TITLE

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Atlas in the Pediatric Spine: Total Reconstitution of the Bone Lesion After Nonoperative Treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Puigdevall, Miguel; Bosio, Santiago; Hokama, Jorge; Maenza, Ruben
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 9, p1994
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which is a non-neoplastic disease of unknown etiology that is characterized by a clonal proliferation of Langerhans histiocytes. The case of a ten year old boy who presented to doctors with symptoms of neck pain associated with slight restriction of head rotation and who was diagnosed with and treated for Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the atlas in his spine, is presented.
ACCESSION #
34230460

 

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