Langerhans Cell Sarcoma of the Axillary Lymph Node: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Calli A. O., Morgul Y., Alacacioglu İ., Bener S., Payzin B.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HEMATOLOGY, vol.30, no.2, pp.198-203, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tjh.2011.98
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.198-203
  • Keywords: Langerhans, Sarkom, Aksiller, Lenf nodu, Ayma tarn, HISTIOCYTOSIS, TUMOR
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Langerhans cell sarcoma is a rare, high-grade neoplasm with overtly malignant cytological features and the Langerhans phenotype. Herein, we present a rare case of Langerhans cell sarcoma in a 65-year-old female that presented with a painless enlarging mass in her right axillary region, along with the histopathological features and diagnostic characteristics in the light of literature on Langerhans cell sarcoma.