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Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 21, Issue 8, pp 550–551 | Cite as

Anterior mediastinal masses with calcifications on CT in children with histiocytosis-X (Langerhans cell histiocytosis)

Report of two cases
  • K. Odagiri
  • K. Nishihira
  • S. Hatekeyama
  • K. Kobayashi
Originals

Abstract

We report two cases of histiocytosis-X (Langerhans cell histiocytosis) in infants with an anterior mediastinal mass containing punctate calcifications on CT.

Keywords

Public Health Histiocytosis Mediastinal Mass Anterior Mediastinal Mass Punctate Calcification 
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References

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    Nakata H, Suzuki H, Sato Y, Kawahara H, Horie A (1982) Histiocytosis-X with anterior mediastinal mass. Radiologe 12: 84Google Scholar
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    Abramson SJ, Berdon WE, Reilly BJ, Kuhn JP (1987) Cavitation of anterior mediastinal masses in children with histiocytosis-X. Report of four cases with radiographic, pathologic and clinical follow up. Pediatr Radiol 17: 10PubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Eftekhari F, Shirkhoda A, Cangit A (1987) Cavitation of a mediastinal mass following chemotherapy for histiocytosis-X: CT demonstration. J Comput Tomogr 10: 130Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Odagiri
    • 1
  • K. Nishihira
    • 2
  • S. Hatekeyama
    • 3
  • K. Kobayashi
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyKanagawa Cancer CenterYokohama CityJapan
  2. 2.Department of OncologyKanagawa Children's Medical CenterJapan
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyJapan
  4. 4.Pediatrics Gunma Children's HospitalJapan

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