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European Journal of Dermatology


Cutaneous Rosai-Dorfman disease of the face with a leonine appearance: successful response to dapsone Volume 28, numéro 2, March-April 2018


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1 Department of Dermatology, Severance Hospital, Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
2 Department of Pathology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

A 49-year-old woman presented with a one-year history of multiple asymptomatic, well-demarcated, and erythematous plaques on her face (figure 1A). The manifestation began as a coin-sized erythematous papule on the right cheek that gradually grew into large, confluent plaques which covered the entire face, giving a leonine appearance. The skin biopsy revealed a dermal lymphoplasmacytic infiltration admixed with scattered histiocytes, displaying emperiopolesis, which is most consistent with Rosai-Dorman [...]