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juvenile xanthogranuloma

 

Definition: single or multiple reddish to yellow papules or nodules, usually found in young children, consisting of dermal infiltration by histiocytes and Touton giant cells, with increasing fibrosis.

Synonym(s): nevoxanthoendothelioma

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