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Journal of the Korean Cancer Association 1994;26(2): 337-345.
뇌막을 침범한 악성 조직구 증가증 1 예
윤철승, 김훤, 임동명, 위대철, 임연근, 여향순, 박흥배, 김영휴, 손장신, 정상우
Malignant Histiocytosis Invoving Meninges - A case report -
Cheol Seung Youn, Hyeon Kim, Dong Myeong Lim, Dae Cheol Wee, Yeun Keun Lim, Hyang Soon Yeo, Hong Bae Park, Young Hyu Kim, Sang Woo Juhng, Sang Woo Juhng
A l7-year-old girl presented with fever and headache. A brain CT found tentorial thickening that mimicked tuberculous meningitis. She had received antituberculous medication, which failed to respond, and subsequently developed anemia, hepato-plenomegaly and lymph- adenopathy. A bone marrow aspiration revealed erythrophagocytic histiocytes and a lymph node biopsy disclosed lysozyme positive malignant histiocytes. She died 7 months after the onset of the illness. We report a case of malignant histiocytosis involving meninges at initial presentation.
Key words: Malignant histiocytosis, Meninges
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