A case of juvenile xanthogranuloma associated with neurofibromatosis

Y. C. Kye, H. C. Choi, C. H. Oh, S. N. Kim

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We report a case of juvenile xanthogranuloma associated with neurofibromatosis. The patient was a 10-month-old female who had multiple yellowish papules on the face and shoulders A Biopsy of these lesions revealed foamy histiocytes with an admixture of inflammatory cells and Touton giant cells. Multiple, more than 6, cafe-au-lait spots, measuring more than 1.5 cm in diameter were scattered on the trunk and buttocks Retardation of physical growih and development was observed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)22-24
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Dermatology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • juvenile xanthogranuloma
  • neurofibromatosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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