ORAL HEALTH & PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, vol.11, no.1, pp.57-59, 2013 (SCI-Expanded)
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ORAL HEALTH & PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
Langerhans cell histiocytosis, periodontal disease
Istanbul University Affiliated:
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare proliferative disorder of histiocytes characterised by a proliferation of abnormal and clonal Langerhans cells. LCH most commonly occurs as a localised solitary bone lesion and appears predominantly in paediatric patients. This case resport presents clinicopathological features of this disorder in a 2-year-old boy.