Langerhans cell histiocytosis and breast.

Cátia Rodrigues, Paulo Santos, Dora Simões, Maria Odete Valério, C Calhaz-Jorge


Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare systemic disorder, with a diversified presentation and natural history. It can compromise any organ. We report a case of a 32-year-old woman who came to our clinic with an asymptomatic palpable breast mass. She underwent excisional biopsy. Immunohistochemical and pathological evaluation revealed Langerhans cell histiocytosis. No multisystem involvement was found.

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