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Case of Solitary Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Sternum
Received March 12, 2007
18 February 2008 (online)
Eosinophilic granuloma is a rare and benign disease of unknown etiology, also called histiocytosis X or histiocytosis of Langerhans cells []. Eosinophilic granuloma presents as a solitary bone lesion mainly affecting young patients. The most common locations in pediatric and adult patients are the skull, ribs and pelvis [].
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