, Volume 37, Issue 4, pp 289–292 | Cite as

Langerhans cell histiocytosis involving the corpus callosum and cerebellum: gadolinium-enhanced MRI

  • J. M. Strottmann
  • L. E. Ginsberg
  • C. Stanton
Diagnostic Neuroradiology


Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a systemic disorder consisting of abnormal histiocyte proliferation, in the form of focal deposits. Central nervous system involvement is most common in the hypothalamus, although other sites have been described, such as the cerebellum and the meninges. We present a case with presumed involvement of the corpus callosum and cerebellum, demonstrating gadolinium enhancement on MRI.

Key words

Histiocytosis Langerhans cell Brain diseases Magnetic resonance imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Strottmann
    • 1
  • L. E. Ginsberg
    • 1
  • C. Stanton
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Bowman Gray School of MedicineWake Forest University, Medical Center BoulevardWinston-SalemUSA
  2. 2.Department of Pathology, Bowman Gray School of MedicineWake Forest UniversityWinston-SalemUSA

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