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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

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A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that may be localized (to the vulva, for example) or widespread.

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…versally by 3 months. Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome and graft vs. host disease may closely mimic Langerhans cell histiocytosis. In Langerhans cell histiocytosis, most patients are immunologically normal prior to therapy when evaluated by…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…Kawasaki syndrome, as well as cutaneous malignancies such as squamous cell carcinoma, extramammary Paget’s disease, or histiocytosis. It is important to note that some of these conditions may predispose to candidal superinfection; thus failure…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…ement of an underlying cutaneous disorder that may predispose to candidal overgrowth. For diagnostic evaluation when a cutaneous malignancy such as Bowen’s, extramammary Paget’s disease, or histiocytosis is suspected….

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

…ol 2. New York: Ardor Scribendi Ltd, 2001:222-7. 5. Li Z, Yanqiu L, Yan W, et al. Two case report studies of Langerhans cell histiocytosis with an analysis of 918 patients of Langerhans cell histiocytosis in literatures published in China. Int J…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

…lly on the basis, ultimately, of attributes cytopathologic alone, e.g., infection by herpesvirus, molluscum contagiosum, and histiocytosis X. Whether histiocytosis X is an inflammatory or a neoplastic process has been a matter of debate. In our…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Mycosis fungoides, plaque vs. Histiocytosis X, plaque

A proliferation of abnormal Langerhans’ cells that may affect internal organs, e.g., the spleen, liver, and bone, sometimes with fatal outcome, as well as the skin, where lesions usually manifest themselves as purpuric papules or ulcers that…

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