Overview of LCH in Children – Dr. Maarten Egeler MD, PhD

Dr. Egeler discusses an overview of Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, as well as a description of the BRAF mutation and the importance of the relationship between the Histiocytosis Association and the Histiocyte Society.

What is LCH? (in children)
What are the symptoms of LCH?
How is LCH diagnosed?
How is LCH treated?
Is LCH hereditary or genetic?
Is there a cure for LCH?
What are the possibilities of reactivation?
Should I immunize my child?
What is the importance and relevance of the relationship between the Histiocyte Society and Histiocytosis Association?
What is the B-RAF mutation?