Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the clavicle in an adult: A case report and review of the literature

Toru Udaka, Michiro Susa, Kazutaka Kikuta, Kazumasa Nishimoto, Keisuke Horiuchi, Aya Sasaki, Kaori Kameyama, Masaya Nakamura, Morio Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Chiba, Hideo Morioka

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Abstract

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) usually occurs in children under the age of 10 years with a predilection for the skull, spine, rib and humerus. Solitary LCH occurring in an adult clavicle is uncommon with limited reports to date. The lesion in our patient was curetted with the intent to make a diagnosis, which subsequently lead to the remission of the symptom and the disease. At the final follow-up after 1 year, no local recurrence or metastasis is observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)426-431
Number of pages6
JournalCase Reports in Oncology
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis · Clavicle · Adult

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology

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    Udaka, T., Susa, M., Kikuta, K., Nishimoto, K., Horiuchi, K., Sasaki, A., Kameyama, K., Nakamura, M., Matsumoto, M., Chiba, K., & Morioka, H. (2015). Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the clavicle in an adult: A case report and review of the literature. Case Reports in Oncology, 8(3), 426-431. https://doi.org/10.1159/000441415