Generalized eruptive histiocytoma in children

R. Caputo, E. Ermacora, C. Gelmetti, E. Berti, E. Gianni, A. Nigro

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Abstract

Generalized eruptive histiocytoma is a papular, non-X, nonlipidic, self-healing histiocytosis affecting mainly adults. This article describes the clinical, histologic, ultrastructural, and immunologic findings in four children, aged 10 months to 4 years, who were suffering from this disease. Generalized eruptive histiocytoma of children differs from generalized eruptive histiocytoma of adults only in that the lesions are not symmetrically distributed, they do not affect the mucous membranes, and they may become xanthomatous.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)449-454
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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