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Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare, heterogeneous histiocytic disorder occurring in patients of all ages from neonates to the elderly. The current standard treatment protocol for children with de novo multisystem LCH is vinblastine plus prednisone. This regimen has never been proven effective for adults in a prospective study, since the only prospective trial evaluating the efficacy of a vinblastine/prednisone regimen in adults was prematurely closed due to unacceptable toxicities. A retrospective study showed an advantage for cytarabine monotherapy compared with vinblastine/prednisone in bone LCH patients. This phase 2, prospective, single-center study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of cytarabine monotherapy in adults with newly diagnosed MS-LCH or LCH with multifocal single system (SS-m) involvement.
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Peking Union Medical College Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-16T10:39:38-0400
RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy work in different ways to stop the growth of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, either by killing the cells or by stopping them from dividing. Giving more...
Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is a type of cancer that can damage tissue or cause lesions to form in one or more places in the body. Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a cancer t...
This is a research study of a drug called cobimetinib in children and adults diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), and other histiocytic disorders that has returned or does n...
The aim of this study is to conduct survey-based assessments for the safety of air travel in patients with pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH). The study will enroll patients th...
This study is aiming to evaluate the efficacy of denosumab among adult patients suffering from Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH).
Langerhans cell histiocytosis remains an enigmatic disease with a very heterogeneous presentation. We describe a rare case of orbital Langerhans cell histiocytosis in a 39-year-old female patient who...
A 3-month-old boy developed small papules on his trunk. After the papules increased in number, the patient was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis based on the pathological findings. He was r...
The optimal approach for management of spontaneous pneumothoraces (SPs) and the safety of air travel in patients with pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) are not well established.
Off-label use of vemurafenib (VMF) to treat mutation-positive, refractory, childhood Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) was evaluated.
Gastrointestinal (GI) tract involvement in Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is extremely rare. Langerhans cell histiocytosis with GI tract involvement (GI-LCH) is frequently associated with multi-s...
General term for the abnormal appearance of histiocytes in the blood. Based on the pathological features of the cells involved rather than on clinical findings, the histiocytic diseases are subdivided into three groups: HISTIOCYTOSIS, LANGERHANS CELL; HISTIOCYTOSIS, NON-LANGERHANS-CELL; and HISTIOCYTIC DISORDERS, MALIGNANT.
A rare form of non-Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (HISTIOCYTOSIS, NON-LANGERHANS-CELL) with onset in middle age. The systemic disease is characterized by infiltration of lipid-laden macrophages, multinucleated giant cells, an inflammatory infiltrate of lymphocytes and histiocytes in the bone marrow, and a generalized sclerosis of the long bones.
A group of disorders resulting from the abnormal proliferation of and tissue infiltration by LANGERHANS CELLS which can be detected by their characteristic Birbeck granules (X bodies), or by monoclonal antibody staining for their surface CD1 ANTIGENS. Langerhans-cell granulomatosis can involve a single organ, or can be a systemic disorder.
Rare malignant neoplasm of dendritic LANGERHANS CELLS exhibiting atypical cytology, frequent mitoses, and aggressive clinical behavior. They can be distinguished from other histiocytic and dendritic proliferations by immunohistochemical and ultrastructure studies. Cytologically benign proliferations of Langerhans cells are called LANGERHANS CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS.
Group of disorders which feature accumulations of active HISTIOCYTES and LYMPHOCYTES, but where the histiocytes are not LANGERHANS CELLS. The group includes HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS; SINUS HISTIOCYTOSIS; xanthogranuloma; reticulohistiocytoma; JUVENILE XANTHOGRANULOMA; xanthoma disseminatum; as well as the lipid storage diseases (SEA-BLUE HISTIOCYTE SYNDROME; and NIEMANN-PICK DISEASES).
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