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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 267-8

Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the orbit.

Department of Ophthalmology, M S Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital, Bangalore, India

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S B Shetty
Department of Ophthalmology, M S Ramaiah Medical Teaching Hospital, Bangalore
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Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) accounts for less than 1% of all orbital tumours. Though rare, orbital involvement in LCH is not uncommon. Most reports so far have been in Western literature. We report here a case of LCH of orbit with intracranial extension. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of single system multifocal LCH reported from India.

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