"Erdheim-Chester Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rare form of non-Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (HISTIOCYTOSIS, NON-LANGERHANS-CELL) with onset in middle age. The systemic disease is characterized by infiltration of lipid-laden macrophages, multinucleated giant cells, an inflammatory infiltrate of lymphocytes and histiocytes in the bone marrow, and a generalized sclerosis of the long bones.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Erdheim-Chester Disease" by people in Profiles.
Diagnosis of Erdheim-Chester disease by using computerized tomography-guided stereotactic biopsy of a caudate lesion. Case report. J Neurosurg. 2004 Sep; 101(3):521-7.