Alternate Names : Pulmonary Histiocytosis X, Histiocytosis X, Eosinophilic Granuloma, Nonlipid Reticuloendotheliosis, Langerhans Histiocytoses, Letterer-Siwe Disease, Hand-Schuller-Christian Disease, Pulmonary Langerhans' Granulomatosis
What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?
Signs and symptoms of histiocytosis differ for adults and children.
In adults, the symptoms include:
shortness of breath
malaise, which is a general discomfort
In children, the symptoms include:
failure to thrive
a yellowish-pink scaling of the scalp