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Histiocytic Disorders of Children and Adults: Basic Science, Clinical Features and Therapy Maarten Egeler

Histiocytic Disorders of Children and Adults: Basic Science, Clinical Features and Therapy

Maarten Egeler

Published July 11th 2005
ISBN : 9780521839297
Hardcover
438 pages
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This comprehensive reference on histiocytic disorders considers the genetics, pathophysiology, and clinical management of this wide range of diseases. It covers all aspects of hystiocytic disorders--from Langerhans cell histiocytosis andMoreThis comprehensive reference on histiocytic disorders considers the genetics, pathophysiology, and clinical management of this wide range of diseases. It covers all aspects of hystiocytic disorders--from Langerhans cell histiocytosis and hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis, to the uncommon cutaneous and extracutaneous histiocytic disorders. Current views on the function of normal histiocytes in the immune system, the pathogenesis, underlying genetic defects, clinical presentation, treatment, controversies in therapy, salvage therapies and the late consequences are also presented.