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Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia

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Abstract

ORLE, Joana et al. Congenital self healing reticulohistiocytosis in a newborn (Hashimoto Pritzker). An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2011, vol.86, n.4, pp. 785-788. ISSN 0365-0596.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0365-05962011000400026.

Congenital self-healing reticulohistiocytosis is the benign spectrum of Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, characterized by cutaneous lesions at birth or in the neonatal period, absence of systemic manifestations and spontaneous resolution of clinical status. Despite the benign and often self-resolving course in most patients, studies show that in some cases there may be metastasis or recurrence of the disease, emphasizing that the clinical course is variable, requiring long-term follow-up. The monitoring of the patient for a long period is important to detect possible systemic involvement, as there is a report of recurrence involving the skin, mucosa, bone and pituitary gland

Keywords : Histiocytosis; Histiocytosis [Langerhans-Cell]; Histiocytosis [Non-Langerhans-Cell].

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