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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 16, No. 1, 2009, pp. 48-50
Bioline Code: mj09008
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2009, pp. 48-50

 en A Gluteal Mass Of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis Mimicking Malignancy In A Two-Year-Old Boy: A Case Report
Ibrahim, Zainal Abidin; Lung, Wong Siong & Long, Pan Kok


Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a disease primarily affects the bone. More than 50 percent of the disease occurs between the age of 1 and 15. We reported a case of a 2 year old boy who presented with a gluteal mass. Radiographic imaging showed an osteolytic lesion suspicious of malignancy. However, the histological diagnosis was Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

Langerhans cell histiocytosis, gluteal mass, medical sciences

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