What is the role of lab testing in the workup of eosinophilic granuloma (histiocytosis X)?

Updated: Mar 29, 2018
  • Author: Eleanor M Summerhill, MD, FACP, FCCP; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Results from routine laboratory testing in patients with pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis X (PLCH) are nonspecific.

Peripheral eosinophilia is not observed.


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