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The case reported by Drs
Winkler and Yam seems to confirm
that pleural involvement may not be
uncommon in histiocytosis X. As we
stressed in our two cases, the diagnosis of histiocytosis X cannot be
excluded in the presence of a pleural
We thank Drs Winkler and Yam for
their interesting case record.
Guardia J, Pedreira J. Pleural Effusion in Histiocytosis X. Arch Intern Med. 1980;140(7):988. doi:10.1001/archinte.1980.00040020988032
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