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Point-of-Care Ultrasound Findings Associated With Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in the Pediatric Emergency Department - Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (subscription)

Point-of-Care Ultrasound Findings Associated With Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine (subscription)
Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare disease characterized by clonal proliferation of Langerhans-type cells, causing local or systemic effects. One of the most affected sites in children is the skull. We describe 2 cases of children presenting to ...


Thursday, January 21, 2016 1:11:15 PM

Boy with misdiagnosed bone disorder saved by circus - WOAI

WOAI

Boy with misdiagnosed bone disorder saved by circus
WOAI
Joey was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), a rare disease that can attack skin, organs, or--in Joey's case--bone. "One of the things he did look forward to was at his appointments Circus Mojo would be there in the orthopedic ...


Thursday, February 11, 2016 4:54:20 PM

Woodstock woman rallies community of rare disease patients - Baltimore Sun

Baltimore Sun

Woodstock woman rallies community of rare disease patients
Baltimore Sun
Kotynski also has Langerhans cell histiocytosis, which affects one or two people in 100,000, according to the NIH. “Having a rare disease can be very isolating, yet through ABRI I have found unlimited support,” says Kotynski, who endured recurring ...


Wednesday, February 03, 2016 6:05:56 PM

Dear Normal Parents: A Letter From a Chemo Mom - Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Dear Normal Parents: A Letter From a Chemo Mom
Huffington Post
I am the mother of a medically fragile child. I have been her mother for eight years, and for all of those eight years she has been sick, recovering, or dealing with permanent effects of the illness. She was born with Resistant Multisystem Langerhans ...


Monday, February 08, 2016 12:12:57 PM

Baby Kissed By Pope Continues To Make Progress - CBS Local

CBS Local

Baby Kissed By Pope Continues To Make Progress
CBS Local
Gianna's brain tumor isn't a typical brain tumor. She suffers from Histiocytosis, a blood disorder that typically causes lesions on the skin. Gianna suffers from Histiocytosis not only her brain, but on the brain stem. That makes surgery impossible. Dr ...


Monday, January 25, 2016 11:44:00 PM

Dropping the hammer on cancer - Jacksonville Daily News

Jacksonville Daily News

Dropping the hammer on cancer
Jacksonville Daily News
In September 2015, Chase was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) cancer. LCH, according to histio.org, is the most common type of histiocytic disorder and affects one out of every 200,000 children. LCH occurs when a body has too many ...


Sunday, February 07, 2016 6:07:18 AM

British mother dies of brain tumor after doctors misdiagnose her with depression - Fox News

Fox News

British mother dies of brain tumor after doctors misdiagnose her with depression
Fox News
It wasn't until December 2014 that Turner's family had to rush her to the hospital for dehydration, when she received the correct diagnosis— a brain tumor. Six weeks later, doctors diagnosed her with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH), a rare form of ...
Young mum dies of rare brain disease after 'doctors wrongly thought she was depressed'
Young mum dies after rare brain tumour is misdiagnosed by doctors as depression
Young mum dies after rare disease similar to cancer is misdiagnosed as depression


Tuesday, January 26, 2016 3:59:18 PM

New 'sat nav' operating technique could double chance of survival from brain cancer - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

New 'sat nav' operating technique could double chance of survival from brain cancer
Telegraph.co.uk
He has a condition called Langerhans' cell histiocytosis (LCH), which is a cancer-like condition that causes growths of bone in his body. Thanks to the scanner, he no longer needs general anaesthetic. "It didn't feel scary at all,” he said. Ebony ...
'Sea-change' for brain tumour treatment as Yorkshire hospital welcomes revolutionary MRI scanner
Brain cancer survival hopes boosted by new tumours 'sat nav'


Friday, January 22, 2016 7:02:10 PM

Sheffield Children's Hospital has world's best brain tumour fighting facility - The Star

The Star

Sheffield Children's Hospital has world's best brain tumour fighting facility
The Star
Born with a condition called Langerhans' cell histiocytosis, Jack has been treated by many departments in the hospital. The cancer-like condition causes growths of bone in Jack's body, and he's been receiving chemotherapy to treat it. To check on where ...


Tuesday, January 26, 2016 1:08:06 AM

Underwood to host 2nd annual tournament for Dana-Farber - Foster's Daily Democrat

Foster's Daily Democrat

Underwood to host 2nd annual tournament for Dana-Farber
Foster's Daily Democrat
Lindsay was diagnosed with Langerhans cell histiocytosis when she was just 18 months old, and Underwood and Lindsey were paired up as part of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute team for the Boston Marathon. What started as a partnership between two ...


Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:51:00 PM

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