103. Histiocytosis

  1. Alan D. Irvine MD, FRCPI, FRCP3,4,
  2. Peter H. Hoeger MD5,6 and
  3. Albert C. Yan MD, FAAP, FAAD7,8
  1. Irene Lara-Corrales1 and
  2. Elena Pope MD2

Published Online: 24 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch103

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition

How to Cite

Lara-Corrales, I. and Pope, E. (2011) Histiocytosis, in Harper's Textbook of Pediatric Dermatology, Volume 1, 2, Third Edition (eds A. D. Irvine, P. H. Hoeger and A. C. Yan), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444345384.ch103

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 4

    Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

  3. 5

    University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

  4. 6

    Catholic Children's Hospital Wilhelmstift, Hamburg, Germany

  5. 7

    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

  6. 8

    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Pediatric Dermatology, Division of Paediatric Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

  2. 2

    Section of Dermatology, Division of Pediatric Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 JUN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405176958

Online ISBN: 9781444345384

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Keywords:

  • histiocytosis;
  • histiocytic disorders (HD), conditions - and histiocyte proliferation;
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis - common of HD, in childhood;
  • histiocytic disorders, three types - Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), and non-LCH;
  • disorders, of varying biological behaviour;
  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis, rare - most common of HDs, in childhood;
  • clinical manifestations of LCH - unifocal, single-system (S-S) disease, multifocal or multisystem (M-S) disease;
  • xanthogranuloma, or adult xanthogranuloma (AXG) - equivalent of JXG, in adults;
  • unclassified non-LCH - Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma;
  • haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) - and greatest mortality

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Langerhans cell histiocytosis

  • Non - Langerhans cell histiocytosis

  • Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis

  • References