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Erdheim-Chester Disease

"Erdheim-Chester Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Erdheim-Chester Disease" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Erdheim-Chester Disease" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014
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