Endocrine manifestations in Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare, multisystem disease that shows a particular predilection for hypothalamo-pituitary axis involvement. Diabetes insipidus is the most frequent permanent consequence of Langerhans cell histiocytosis, developing in around a quarter of patients. Although the exact prevalence of anterior pituitary hormone deficiencies is not known, it is probably high and is almost always associated with diabetes insipidus. Established pituitary hormone deficiencies are most...Expand abstract
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