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Erdheim-Chester Disease

Erdheim-Chester Disease: Introduction

Erdheim-Chester Disease: A condition which is defined as a non langerhans cell histiocytosis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Erdheim-Chester Disease is available below.

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Erdheim-Chester Disease: Complications

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Causes of Erdheim-Chester Disease

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Definitions of Erdheim-Chester Disease:

A rare form of non-Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (HISTIOCYTOSIS, NON-LANGERHANS-CELL) with onset in middle age. The systemic disease is characterized by infiltration of lipid-laden macrophages, multinucleated giant cells, an inflammatory infiltrate of lymphocytes and histiocytes in the bone marrow, and a generalized sclerosis of the long bones. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Erdheim-Chester Disease as a "rare disease".
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  1. Erdheim-Chester Disease: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Complications
 

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