Eosinophilic Granuloma of the Skin: Response to Intralesional Corticosteroid Injection
March 2007 | Volume 6 | Issue 3 | Case Report | 329 | Copyright © 2007
Vesna Petronic-Rosic MD MSc, Elizabeth Myers, Christopher R. Shea MD, Thomas Krausz MD
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a histiocytic disorder in which the Langerhans cell is arrested in a premature, partially active state. The disease comprises a spectrum of disorders, the most benign of which is a single-system unifocal disease. Lesions in single-system LCH are typically limited to the bone. We report a case of a 66-year-old man with a single-system disease limited to the skin, who was successfully treated with intralesional triamcinolone. This minimally invasive treatment method warrants further studies of intralesional corticosteroid injection for skin lesions of LCH.
Purchase Original Article
Purchase a single fully formatted PDF of the original manuscript as it was published in the JDD.
Download the original manuscript as it was published in the JDD.
Contact a member of the JDD Sales Team to request a quote or purchase bulk reprints, e-prints or international translation requests.
To get access to JDD's full-text articles and archives, upgrade here.
Save an unformatted copy of this article for on-screen viewing.
Print the full-text of article as it appears on the JDD site.→ proceed | ↑ close