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Recurrent Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the mandible

Published:November 05, 2012DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bjoms.2012.10.005

      Abstract

      We report a case of Langerhans cell histiocytosis with a restricted presentation (eosinophilic granuloma of the mandible) complicated by multiple reactivations.

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