Histiocytosis X: Pathology

  • J. F. K. Mancer


At the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, the tumor registry contains 140 cases of histiocytosis X for the period 1921 to 1972. In a retrospective study of these cases, I classified them clinically and pathologically to determine factors of prognostic importance. This study also sought evidence for or against the concept that histiocytosis X is a spectrum of disease extending from eosinophilic granuloma to the Letterer-Siwe syndrome.


Fatal Case Bone Lesion Foam Cell Diabetes Insipidus Eosinophilic Granuloma 
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© Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. F. K. Mancer
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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