Letterer-Siwe disease in an adult.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Letterer-Siwe disease, a proliferative disorder of Langerhans' cells, usually affects children during the first year of life. A 67-year-old woman is described here whose initial manifestation was a characteristic skin eruption. The clinical, pathologic, and ultrastructural features of Letterer-Siwe disease are reviewed and their role in diagnosis discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kuttner, BJ; Friedman, KJ; Burton, CS; Olsen, EA

Published Date

  • February 1, 1987

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 142 - 146

PubMed ID

  • 3829721

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0011-4162


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States