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Title: Intracranial xanthogranuloma of the dura in Hand-Schtiller-Christian disease
Authors: Jamjoom, Zain Alabedeen B.
Raina, Vinita
Al-Jamali, Abdulfattah
Jamjoom, Abdulhakim B.
Yacub, Basim
Sharif, Hassan S.
Keywords: Hand-Schuller-Christian disease
Langerhans cell
Weber-Christian disease
xanthogranuloma
Issue Date: Feb-1993
Publisher: American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Citation: Journal Neurosurg: 78; 297-300
Abstract: The authors describe a 37-year-old man with the classic clinical features of Hand-Schuller-Christian disease. He presented with symptoms of increased intracranial pressure due to obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to a huge xanthogranuloma involving falx cerebri and tentorium cerebelli. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies failed to demonstrate Langerhans histiocytes, however. The implication of this finding is discussed in light of the recent relevant literature.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2517
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