HISTIOSITOSIS X TANISI ALAN BIR DUSMEYEN ATES OLGUSU

Translated title of the contribution: A case with FUO diagnosed as histiocytosis x

I. Akman, T. Ertugrul, A. Dindar, T. Cantez, B. Tanman, R. Eker Omeroglu, U. Aydogan, L. Agaoglu, S. Savasan

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Abstract

A definitive diagnosis is reached in approximately 80 % of patients with fever of unknown origin (FUO). In this case report a patient whose fever lasted for 3 months, diagnosed as histiocytosis X (LCH) is presented. LCH is a disease of immunoregulatory dysfunction. Its diagnosis is reached only by pathological examination. LCH cases have a variable clinical presentation. In this article the clinical coarse of the case is presented, the etiology of FUO, the clinical features and diagnostic methods of LCH are discussed.

Translated title of the contributionA case with FUO diagnosed as histiocytosis x
Original languageTurkish
Pages (from-to)81-84
Number of pages4
JournalIstanbul Tip Fakultesi Mecmuasi
Volume57
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1994

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