A disorder characterized by an excessive growth of immune system cells, which can be found throughout the body, especially on the skin, lungs, liver and bone marrow is termed as Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. The symptoms vary, depending on the location of occurrence. It causes blisters, reddish bumps or rashes if it occurs on the skin; whereas it causes pain, swelling and bone fractures if it occurs in the bones. It does not cause cancer.
HOW IS LANGERHANS CELL HISTIOCYTOSIS DIAGNOSED?
This condition is common in children up to the age of 10.