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Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the temporal bone in a child

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Author(s): A Chakravarti | Rajeev Gupta | J K Sahni

Journal: Journal of Case Reports
ISSN 2231-6809

Volume: 1;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 12;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Langerhans cell histiocytosis | Temporal bone

ABSTRACT
Langerhans cell histiocytosis of temporal bone is a benign tumor like condition with variable clinical course. This rare clinical entity may mimic common ENT clinical condition like otitis media , mastoiditis and otitis externa . A high index of suspicion is required to reach to a diagnosis of langerhans cell histiocytosis to prevent delay in proper management of this disease.
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