What is it about?

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is characterized by unifocal, multifocal single-system, or multi-system disease that occurs in all age groups, while it primarily attacks pediatric patients. Solitary gastrointestinal (GI) LCH in adults is exceedingly rare, so we aimed to investigate GI LCH in adults with unifocal single-system involvement and clarified the clinicopathologic characteristics of this disease.

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Why is it important?

Once the diagnosis of LCH is determined, on account of distinct treatment and prognosis for single-system or multisystem involvement, a careful clinical workup for each patient should be attentive to.

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This page is a summary of: Gastrointestinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis with unifocal, single‐system involvement in adults: Cases report and literature review, Journal of Clinical Laboratory Analysis, November 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jcla.24765.
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