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European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 156, Issue 1, pp 81–82 | Cite as

Langerhans cell histiocytosis with an anterior mediastinal mass involving calcification: confirmation by needle biopsy

  • K. Kawasaki
  • T. Matsuoka
  • S. Furukawa
  • T. Kuga
  • M. Takahashi
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Keywords

Mediastinal Mass Cerebellar Hypoplasia Anterior Mediastinal Mass Vanillylmandelic Acid Large Mononuclear Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Kawasaki
    • 1
  • T. Matsuoka
    • 1
  • S. Furukawa
    • 1
  • T. Kuga
    • 2
  • M. Takahashi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PaediatricsYamaguchi University School of MedicineUbe, Yamaguchi 755Japan
  2. 2.Department of Surgery IYamaguchi University School of MedicineYamaguchiJapan
  3. 3.Department Clinical Laboratory ScienceYamaguchi University School of MedicineYamaguchiJapan

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