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Hand–Schüller–Christian disease

Hand–Schüller–Christian disease
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10 9 MeSH D006646

Hand–Schüller–Christian disease is associated with multifocal Langerhans cell histiocytosis.

It is associated with a triad of exophthalmos, lytic bone lesions (often in the skull), and diabetes insipidus (from pituitary stalk infiltration).[1]

It is named for Alfred Hand, Artur Schüller, and Henry Asbury Christian.[2][3][4][5]

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