Xanthogranuloma

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Xanthogranuloma

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Histiocytosis Association

The Histiocytosis Association is dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support, and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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Following organizations serve the condition "Xanthogranuloma" for support, advocacy or research.

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Histiocytosis Association

The Histiocytosis Association is dedicated to raising awareness about histiocytic disorders, providing educational and emotional support, and funding research leading to better treatments and a cure.

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Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Xanthogranuloma" returned 52 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Isolated juvenile xanthogranuloma in the larynx of a three-year-old child.
 

Author(s): Ai Kawamoto, Yukio Katori, Yohei Honkura, Keiko Ishii, Masaki Ogura, Hiroshi Naganuma, Rie Shibuya, Takahiro Suzuki, Toshimitsu Kobayashi

Journal: Tohoku J. Exp. Med.. 2013 ;230(2):123-7.

 

Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign manifestation of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis characterized by yellowish cutaneous nodules. Its occurrence in the larynx is very rare, but laryngeal JXG may cause severe respiratory distress. We report a patient with isolated laryngeal ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 2013

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Delayed diagnosis of occult ocular juvenile xanthogranuloma mimicking non-accidental injury.
 

Author(s): M Tsimpida, I Chatziralli, E Ezra, M A Reddy

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2013 Jul;27(7):895-6.

 

Last Updated: 11 Jul 2013

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Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma.
 

Author(s): Amy Rose, Maria Robinson, Hideko Kamino, Jo-Ann Latkowski

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Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (NXG) is a rare, chronic, progressive, non-Langerhans histiocytosis that is strongly associated with hematologic malignant conditions. Only about 100 cases have been reported in the literature since it was first described in 1980. It is important for dermatologists ...

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2013

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The terms "Xanthogranuloma" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cataract surgery in juvenile xanthogranuloma: case report and a brief review of literature.
 

Author(s): R Muralidhar, Ashish Jain, P Vijayalakshmi, G Suparna, R Santhi, Shashikanth Shetty

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov;61(11):673-5.

 

There is limited literature on the management of cataracts in juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG). A 2-month-old girl presented to us with hyphema, secondary glaucoma OU and skin nodules suggestive of JXG. She developed bilateral cataracts during her follow-up and was treated successfully ...

Last Updated: 17 Dec 2013

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Juvenile xanthogranuloma developing after treatment of Langerhans cell histiocytosis: case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Johanna D Strehl, Klaus-Daniel Stachel, Arndt Hartmann, Abbas Agaimy

Journal: Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2012 ;5(7):720-5.

 

The synchronous or metachronous development of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the same patient is rare. To date, only seven cases of xanthogranulomas developing in young patients with a history of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and systemic therapy ...

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2012

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[Juvenile xanthogranuloma: 3 cases report and literature review].
 

Author(s): Zi-qin Liu, Rong Liu, Xiao-dong Shi, Jing-xian Li, Ji-zhen Zou

Journal: Zhonghua Xue Ye Xue Za Zhi. 2011 Sep;32(9):614-7.

 

To report the clinical characteristics and treatment of 3 patients with juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG).

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2012

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