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a pathological condition of mind or body

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In Letterer-siwe disease, there is disseminated involvement of the reticuloendothelial system with a fulminant course in children less than 2 years old.
Another form in which multiple tumors affect different organ systems (typically skin, bone, and visceral organs such as liver and spleen) is called Letterer-Siwe disease, which usually affects infants who present with fever and cytope nias, most often requires systemic chemotherapy for treatment, and has a relatively high (~20%) mortality rate.
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease is the chronic systemic variant, and Letterer-Siwe disease is an acute, fulminant, systemic condition.
INTRODUCTION: The term histiocytosis X incorporates the multiple organ involvement in disseminated Hand Schuller Christian disease and Letterer-Siwe disease.
This process encompasses several disorders of variable extent and severity, historically known as histiocytosis X, Letterer-Siwe disease, Hand-Schuller-Christian syndrome, eosinophilic granuloma of bone, and self-healing reticulohistiocytosis.