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What is Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD) ?

Erdheim-Chester Disease is an ultra rare non-Langerhans' cell histiocytosis that can affect many different organs of the body. ECD is not currently classified, i.e., it is not yet known whether ECD is a cancer, autoimmune disorder, storage disorder, infectious disease, etc.

Source: ECD Global Alliance

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A long story

by Dan13 published 3 months ago

Cardiovascular non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis (Erdheim Chester disease) diagnosed in November 2009. Several arteries of the trunk involved.

Newly diagnosed

by staceybork published 8 months ago
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I have recently been diagnosed with ECD I think by Mayo in Rochester. However, I do not know at what point it is actually “confirmed”. I had a bo...

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