Caspian J of Dent Res Case Report Langerhans' cell histiocytosis with multiple radiolucent lesions in the body of the mandible, report of a case

Maryam Pazhutan, Shirin Sakhdari, Mahsa Afghahi, Fatemeh Khodaei
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) refers to a group of rare reticuloendothelial system disorders and it occurs most often in young adults and children. A 57-year-old edentulous female patient who complained of dull pain in the posterior region of the mandible referred to the dental office, with a complaint of dull pain in the posterior region of the mandible. The lesion was diagnosed as LCH. Oral manifestations could be the first signs of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis. Therefore, the dentist
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