Type II Histiocytosis

It is feasible that the major title of the record Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis is not the name you anticipated. Happy inspect the words specifying to locate the alternating name(s) and also problem class(s) covered by this record.

Basic synonyms

  • LCH
  • histiocytosis X
  • Abt-Letterer-Siwe condition
  • eosinophilic granuloma
  • Hand-Schueller-Christian disorder
  • Hashimoto-Pritzker disorder
  • Letterer-Siwe condition
  • pure cutaneous histiocytosis
  • self-healing histiocytosis

Condition Subdivisions

  • None

General Discussion
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a range of uncommon problems identified by overflow (expansion) as well as buildup of a certain kind of white blood cell (histiocyte) in the numerous cells and also body organs of the physical body (sores). The sores could consist of particular unique Langerhans cells entailed in particular immune reactions, as well as various other white blood cells (e.g., lymphocytes, monocytes, eosinophils). Skin breakouts could itch or trigger uncomfortable abscess particularly under the arms or groin location.

Influenced people might have no evident signs (asymptomatic), or might experience connected discomfort and also swelling, and/or establish specific problems, such as cracks or second compression of the spine cable. Various other body organs could additionally be influenced, consisting of the skin, lungs, liver, spleen, bone marrow, thymus, thyroid, bowels and also mind.

The “X” signified that the bring about and also advancement of the condition was not recognized. Langerhans cell histiocytosis was picked considering that it appeared that the Langerhans cells could play a main duty in the property development of these conditions.

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