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Caspian J Dent Res 2014, 3(1): 52-56 Back to browse issues page
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
,Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Islamic Azad University, Dental Branch,Tehran–Iran. , 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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