An Unusual Presentation of Refractory Cutaneous Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in an Adult

February 2006 | Volume 5 | Issue 2 | Case Reports | 174 | Copyright © February 2006

Suneeta S. Walia MD, Karla Gayer MD

Primary cutaneous adult-onset Langerhans cell histiocytosis is a rare disorder typically characterized by a diffuse papular rash accentuated in a seborrheic distribution. We present a unique case of large plaques and nodules in a sporotrichoid pattern isolated to the lower extremity.