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 80 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Iris Melanoma in a Child Simulating Juvenile Xanthogranuloma.
 

Author(s): Jerry A Shields, Carol L Shields, Sara E Lally, Tatyana Milman, Ralph C Eagle

Journal: Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. ;25(2):115-117.

 

An 8-year-old girl was referred for an amelanotic iris tumor believed to have enlarged slightly over 3 months, suspicious for juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG). The affected right eye had a lightly pigmented, vascular iris mass measuring 6 mm in basal dimension and 2 mm in thickness. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Dermoscopy in the diagnosis of juvenile xanthogranuloma.
 

Author(s): Thaís Erance de Oliveira, Roberto Gomes Tarlé, Lismary Aparecida de Forville Mesquita

Journal: An Bras Dermatol. ;93(1):138-140.

 

Juvenile xanthogranuloma is the most common form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It manifests clinically as a red-yellow papule, usually showing spontaneous remission. The diagnosis is based on clinical and histological findings. We report the use of dermoscopy ("setting sun" ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Genetic evaluation of juvenile xanthogranuloma: genomic abnormalities are uncommon in solitary lesions, advanced cases may show more complexity.
 

Author(s): Christian N Paxton, Dennis P O'Malley, Andrew M Bellizzi, Deema Alkapalan, Yuri Fedoriw, Jason L Hornick, Sherrie L Perkins, Sarah T South, Erica F Andersen

Journal: Mod. Pathol.. 2017 09;30(9):1234-1240.

 

Juvenile xanthogranuloma is a rare histiocytic proliferation primarily affecting infants and young children, characterized by aberrant infiltration of histiocyte-derived cells in the skin, soft tissues and more rarely, visceral organs. Juvenile xanthogranuloma is generally considered ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Xanthogranuloma" returned 17 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Iris juvenile xanthogranuloma in an infant - spontaneous hyphema and secondary glaucoma.
 

Author(s): Anca Pantalon, Tudor Ștefănache, Mihai Danciu, Sabina Zurac, Dorin Chiseliță

Journal: Rom J Ophthalmol. ;61(3):229-236.

 

Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a benign histiocytic skin disorder mainly encountered during infancy and childhood. Although with multiple potential localizations, less than 1% of the cases exhibit ocular manifestations. Some of these might lead to serious complications, specifically, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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[A case of chronic expanding hematoma with xanthogranuloma in retroperitoneal space].
 

Author(s): Masashi Kubota, Toru Kanno, Ryuichi Nishiyama, Takashi Okada, Yoshihito Higashi, Hitoshi Yamada

Journal: Hinyokika Kiyo. 2015 Apr;61(4):159-62.

 

Chronic expanding hematoma (CEH), which is defined as persistent hematoma manifesting as enlarging space-occupying mass, rarely occurs in the retroperitoneal space. Here, we report a case of retroperitoneal CEH with xanthogranulama. A 72-year-old man with a history of genuine polycythemia ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Solitary juvenile xanthogranuloma with tibial involvement: a case report.
 

Author(s): Yunlai Zhi, Yuhe Duan, Hong Zhang, Xiaofeng Yin, Tingting Qu, Ge Guan, Lin Su, Qian Dong

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Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is a rare disease that is part of a spectrum of histiocytic dendritic cell disorders. Most patients present with a solitary cutaneous lesion; however, others present with extracutaneous manifestations or even with systemic involvement. We present the ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Biomarker for Farber Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Farber's Lipogranulomatosis; Ceramidase Deficiency; Farber Disease; Acid Ceramidase Deficiency; AC Deficiency

 

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2017

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Farber Disease Natural History Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Farber Disease; Farber's Disease; Farber Lipogranulomatosis; Acid Ceramidase Deficiency; Ceramidase Deficiency; N-Laurylsphingosine Deacylase Deficiency; ASAH1 Mutation

 

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2018

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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: 18 Apr 2018

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