Adult langerhans cell histiocytosis of bones : a rare cancer network study.

Atalar B. , Miller R. C. , Dincbas F. O. , Geismar J. H. , Micke O., Akyurek S., ...More

Acta orthopaedica Belgica, vol.76, no.5, pp.663-8, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 76 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Title of Journal : Acta orthopaedica Belgica
  • Page Numbers: pp.663-8
  • Keywords: Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, bone, EOSINOPHILIC GRANULOMA, RADIOTHERAPY, CHILDREN


Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) is an uncommon benign bone tumour typically seen in children. LCH of bones in adults has been reported as solitary cases. The aim of the current study is to analyze different treatment approaches and the role of radiotherapy (RT) in adult LCH.