LCH of the Scapula in a 2-Year-Old Masquerading as an ABC: A Case Report and Literature Review
Aleksandar Popovic1, Rana Naous2, Timothy A. Damron3, *
1 College of Medicine, SUNY Upstate, 750 East Adams Street, New York, NY 13210, United States
2 Department of Pathology, SUNY Upstate, 750 East Adams Street, New York, NY 13210, United States
3 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SUNY Upstate, 6620 Fly Road, Suite 200, New York, NY 13210, United States
We describe a unique case of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis (LCH) arising in the scapula of a 2-year old male child masquerading as an aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC) at clinical presentation and on imaging. Scapular involvement is only occasionally noted in LCH cases. Solitary bone involvement in our patient’s age group is uncommon in LCH without multi-organ involvement. Careful pathologic examination and immunohistochemistry was crucial in establishing this diagnosis due to the presence of a solitary lesion with fluid-fluid levels.
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