Colon tumor
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Langerhans cell histiocytosis

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Definition / general
Case reports
Clinical images

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Rectal tumors

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Aggregates of histiocytic cells with grooved nuclei, eosinophil rich background
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Rectal tumors

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
  • Non Langerhans histiocytoses: CD1a negative, CD64+