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Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the jugular foramen

Cui Daming1, Xue Yajun1, Shen Zhaoli1, Shen Rui1, Lou Meiqing1
DOI: 10.1016/j.pjnns.2013.12.008
Neurol Neurochir Pol 2014;48(2):158-162.


Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease of neoplastic proliferation of monocyte–macrophage system. Although LCH can affect almost any organ, solitary involvement of jugular foramen is extremely rare and can present a diagnostic dilemma because of its rarity at this location. Here, we present the case of an adult patient with LCH affecting the jugular foramen, and review the relevant literature.

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Neurologia i Neurochirurgia Polska