Histiocytosis - cutaneous manifestations of hematopoietic neoplasm and non-neoplastic histiocytic proliferations.
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2018 Jan 16. Epub 2018 Jan 16.
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland.
Histiocytoses are rare disorders characterized by the accumulation of cells derived from macrophages, dendritic cells, or monocytes in various tissues. There is a broad spectrum of disease manifestations with some subtypes commonly showing skin lesions while in others the skin is rarely involved. Here we describe cutaneous manifestations of histiocytoses belonging to the Langerhans group (L group), the group of cutaneous and mucocutaneous histiocytoses (C group) and the group of Rosai-Dorfman disease and related histiocytoses (R group) according to the current classification. Read More