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Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with multiple radiolucent lesions in the body of the mandible,report of a case
Maryam Pazhutan , Shirin Sakhdari * , Fatemeh Mashhadiabbas , Mahsa Afghahi , Fatemeh Khodaei
Assisstant Professor ,Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Islamic Azad University, Dental Branch , sh_sakhdari@dentaliau.ac.ir
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Introduction:Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) refers to a group of rare reticuloendothelial system disorders and it occurs most often in young adults and children. A 57-year-old edentulous female patient who complained of dull pain in the posterior region of the mandible referred to the dental office, with a complaint of dull pain in the posterior region of the mandible. The lesion was diagnosed as LCH . Oral manifestations could be the first signs of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis . Therefore, t he dentist must be aware of the oral symptoms so in order that the disease is not overlooked .

Keywords: Histiocytosis, Langerhans'-cell, Eosinophilic granuloma, Mandible
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology
* Corresponding Author Address: slamic Azad University, Dental Branch, Tehran–Iran.
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Pazhutan M, Sakhdari S, Mashhadiabbas F, Afghahi M, Khodaei F. Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with multiple radiolucent lesions in the body of the mandible,report of a case . CJDR. 2014; 3 (1) :52-56
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