Xanthogranuloma

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Xanthogranuloma

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Histiocytosis Association

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Last Updated: 30 Oct 2012

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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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The terms "Xanthogranuloma" returned 54 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Old-age-onset subconjunctival juvenile xanthogranuloma without limbal involvement.
 

Author(s): Mo-Sae Kim, So-Ah Kim, Ho-Seok Sa

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Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign idiopathic cutaneous granulomatous tumor occurring primarily in infants less than 1 year old, and less commonly found in older children and adults. To date, however, there have been no reports of patients aged >50 years with cornealscleral ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014

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Solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma in cervical spine: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Subhas Konar, Paritosh Pandey, T C Yasha

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2014 ;24(1):102-7.

 

Solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) in the spinal column is extremely rare. Here, we report and characterize the case of xanthogranuloma of the upper cervical spine. A 18-year-old male presented with neck pain for 3 months, along with progressive quadriparesis and sensory loss ...

Last Updated: 18 Feb 2014

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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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The terms "Xanthogranuloma" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Juvenile xanthogranuloma: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Laura Pajaziti, Syzana Rexhepi Hap├žiu, Artina Pajaziti

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Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a rare disorder which may be present at birth, or appears in infancy. It can also occur in adults of all ages; appears with lesions that may be solitary or multiple nodules several millimeters in diameter. The predilection sites are head and neck, but it ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2014

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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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International Rare Histiocytic Disorders Registry (IRHDR)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Rare Histiocytic Disorders (RHDs); Juvenile Xanthogranuloma (JXG); Reticulohistiocytoma (Epithelioid Histiocytoma); Xanthoma Disseminatum (XD); Multicentric Reticulohistiocytosis (MRH); Systemic Juvenile Xanthogranuloma; Erdheim-Chester Disease (ECD); Multi-system Rosai-Dorfman Disease (RDD)

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2014

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