|Color Atlas of Pediatric Dermatology|
Section 21. Neoplastic Diseases
Topics Discussed: childhood cancer; hashimoto-pritzker syndrome; medical oncology.
Sections: Hypopigmented Mycosis Fungoides, Rosai-Dorfman Disease (Sinus Histiocytosis with Massive Lymphadenopathy), Basal Cell Carcinoma, Graft-versus Host Disease, Hydroa Vacciniforme-Like Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (CTCL).
Excerpt:"This is a rare condition that may present as a nodular form, solitary (Fig. 21-13) or multiple, or a generalized form with vesicles, papules, pustules, and crusts (Fig. 21-14). Mucous membranes are spared. Lesions are almost always present at birth, but new lesions may erupt in the early neonatal period. Most cases have only cutaneous involvement, but all patients should be evaluated for other organ involvement. The lesions typically resolve without any treatment within a few months. Ongoing monitoring is essential even after apparent clinical resolution since other manifestations of Langerhans' cell histiocytosis may occur at a later date...."
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