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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 m…

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 m…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

Overview Langerhans cell histiocytoses (Class I histiocytosis) are a group of disorders most common in childhood due to the accumulation or proliferation of a clonal population of cells bearing the phenotype of a Langerhans cell that has been arrest…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Key Points

…uamous 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 of standard anticandidal treatment to fully clear symptoms shou…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Candidiasis: Treatment

…ndidiasis. For management 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….

Dermatology Practical & Conceptual

Langerhans cell histiocytosis-a case report

…ng eosinophils were present. The diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis was then rendered and confirmed by positive immunostaining of neoplastic cells for anti-CD1a and anti-S100 protein antibodies. The work-up revealed diabetes insipidus, hypogo…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Histiocytosis X

…th a mix of inflammatory cells. Bibliography Bibliography for histiocytosis X Abt AF, Denenholz EJ. Letterer-Siwe disease: splenohepatomegaly associated with widespread hyperplasia of nonlipid storing macrophages: discussion of the so-called reticulo…

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 m…

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