John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Dermoscopic features of cutaneous Langerhans cell histiocytosis Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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1 Mayo Clinic Arizona, Department of Dermatology, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
2 University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson, 1501 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, Arizona 85724, USA

Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a clonal eruption of CD1a & langerin (CD207)-positive myeloid dendritic cells, but not true Langerhans cells (LCs) [1, 2]. Classic cutaneous disease is characterized by a hemorrhagic, papulo-vesicular eruption, often mimics other more common dermatoses, and may be the earliest sign of the disease [2].Dermoscopy has increased the sensitivity and specificity of the early diagnosis of cutaneous malignancy [3]. It has the potential to aid in the early biopsy [...]