Langerhans cell sarcoma
|Langerhans cell sarcoma|
|Langerhans cell sarcoma as seen in this H&E stain|
Langerhans cell sarcoma is a form of malignant histiocytosis. It should not be confused with Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which is cytologically benign. Langerhans cell sarcoma is known to transform into leukemia. It can present in the lung, but such cases are rare.
- Langerhans+Cell+Sarcoma at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)
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