What is the role of surgery in the treatment 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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Lung transplantation is an option for select patients with advanced disease. Recurrence of pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis X (PLCH) has been reported in the transplanted lung. [12]


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