Thyroid involvement with langerhans cell histiocytosis in a 3-year-old male

Aaron Burnett, David Carney, Sanjay Mukhopadhyay, Ernest M. Scalzetti, Daniel Leino, Abdul Kader Souid

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Abstract

We report on the thyroid involvement with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in a 3-year-old male. The patient presented with goiter and primary hypothyroidism. His goiter caused life-threatening airway obstruction. He developed locally invasive disease 4 years after his response to LCH therapy. LCH should be suspected as a cause of goiter and thyroidectomy is recommended.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)726-727
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Blood and Cancer
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Goiter
  • Histiocytosis
  • Hypothyroidism
  • LCH

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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