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European Journal of Dermatology


A case of congenital self-healing Langerhans cell histiocytosis with two lesions Volume 28, issue 4, July-August 2018


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Department of Pathology, Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Nanjing 210042, China

Congenital self-healing Langerhans cell histiocytosis (CSHLCH) was first described by Hashimoto and Pritzker in 1973, which was also known as Hashimoto-Pritzker disease [1]. It typically appears at birth or in the neonatal period and is characterized by the presence of various cutaneous eruptions without systemic involvement; it tends to involute spontaneously within weeks or months [2]. The number of skin eruptions can be multiple, or more rarely, solitary [3]. Here, we present a case of CSHLCH [...]