Langerhans cell sarcoma

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Langerhans cell sarcoma
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Langerhans cell sarcoma as seen in this H&E stain
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Langerhans cell sarcoma is a form of malignant histiocytosis. It should not be confused with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which is cytologically benign.[1] Langerhans cell sarcoma is known to transform into leukemia.[2] It can present in the lung, but such cases are rare.[3]

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  1. ^ Langerhans+Cell+Sarcoma at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
  2. ^ Sumida K, Yoshidomi Y, Koga H, et al. (June 2008). "Leukemic transformation of Langerhans cell sarcoma". Int. J. Hematol. 87 (5): 527–31. doi:10.1007/s12185-008-0063-x. PMID 18360746.
  3. ^ Jülg BD, Weidner S, Mayr D (March 2006). "Pulmonary manifestation of a Langerhans cell sarcoma: case report and review of the literature". Virchows Arch. 448 (3): 369–74. doi:10.1007/s00428-005-0115-z. PMID 16328350.

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