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Disseminated clustered juvenile xanthogranuloma: an unusual morphological variant of a common condition.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18477008     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign, self-healing non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis of unknown aetiology, most commonly occurring in infants and children. JXG is characterized by solitary or multiple yellowish cutaneous nodules, the two common clinical variants being a small nodular form and large nodular form, which frequently coexist. Unusual morphological presentations include keratotic, lichenoid, pedunculated, subcutaneous, clustered, plaque-like and giant lesions. We describe the first reported case of 'disseminated' clustered juvenile xanthogranuloma presenting in an infant.
Authors:
M R Kaur; M A Brundler; O Stevenson; C Moss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-05-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1365-2230     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-19     Completed Date:  2008-12-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  575-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Birmingham Children's Hospital, Birmingham, UK. manjitkaur77@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Infant
Xanthogranuloma, Juvenile / pathology*

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