Juvenile xanthogranuloma: Case report and review of the literature

The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario.
The Canadian journal of plastic surgery, Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique (Impact Factor: 0.27). 02/2008; 16(3):175-7.
Source: PubMed


The present case report describes a juvenile xanthogranuloma in a five-month-old girl. A circumscribed papule was located below the right nasal ala and above the right vermilion border. The lesion was histologically diagnosed as a juvenile xanthogranuloma after surgical resection of the mass. Juvenile xanthogranuloma is an uncommon diagnosis, with the head, neck and trunk being the most common sites.

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