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Isolated Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the vulva in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20199460     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Langerhans cell histiocytosis affecting only the vulva of a child is very rare. We report a 1-year-old female infant with isolated Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as pruritic papules confined to the vulva, confirmed by histopathology with immunohistochemical staining.
Authors:
Chul Hwang; Yu Jin Kim; Young Joon Seo; Jang Kyu Park; Jeung Hoon Lee; Young Lee
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  26     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2009 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-04     Completed Date:  2010-06-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  751-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine Chungnam National University, Daejeon 301-721, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy
Dermis / pathology
Female
Histiocytosis, Langerhans-Cell / pathology*
Humans
Infant
Skin Diseases / pathology*
Vulva / pathology*
Vulvar Diseases / pathology*

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