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PLCHPulmonary Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (lung disease)
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Diagnosis of pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis by CT-guided core biopsy of lung: a report of 3 cases.
Background: Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is an interstitial primary pulmonary disease, characterized by Langerhans cell proliferation.
Pulmonary langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH): the combination of multiple cysts and nodules, with mid to upper zone predominance, and interstitial thickening.14
Henter, "Pulmonary function testing and pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis," Pediatric Blood & Cancer, vol.
Caption: FIGURE 5: Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis. HRCT axial view (a) demonstrating a nodular phase of PLCH with multiple bronchiolocentric variable-sized nodules.
He is slowly recovering from pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis, a form of cancer that causes cysts on the lungs.
Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid analysis provides diagnostic information on pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis. J Nippon Med Sch 2009;76:84-92.
Concomitant pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis and malignant lymphoma: report of two cases.
(2) However, isolated pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is a distinct entity that presents in a specific patient population and has good to fair prognosis depending on the stage at which it is diagnosed.
Valeyre, and P Soler, "Expression of apoptosis-regulatory proteins in lesions of pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis," Histopathology, vol.
Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis is an uncommon interstitial lung disease that results from the accumulation of cells known as Langerhans cells in the lung.
Pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (PLCH) is an interstitial lung disease (ILD) occurring nearly exclusively in smokers.
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