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Cardiovascular risk factors in adult patients with multisystem Langerhans-cell histiocytosis: evidence of glucose metabolism abnormalities.

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BACKGROUND: Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare disease with features of chronic inflammation and it may also induce hypopituitarism, conditions associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases. AIM: Cardiovascular and metabolic risk profile investigation in multisystem LCH patients with and without anterior pituitary deficiency. DESIGN: Prospective, observational study. METHODS: Fourteen adult patients with LCH, 7 with and 7 without anterior pituitary deficiency, and 42...

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10.1093/qjmed/hcm118

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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
101
Issue:
1
Pages:
31-40
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:09ae9173-8fa8-48fe-8de5-e8a70d7ed3c7
Source identifiers:
138719
Local pid:
pubs:138719

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