Effective surgical treatment of progressive nodular histiocytosis

Norihisa Nakayashiki, Hirotaka Akita, Wakako Mori, Daisuke Watanabe, Yasuo Sakai, Yohko Yoshimura

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Progressive nodular histiocytosis (PNH) is a rare benign self-limiting histiocytic disorder of the skin that is characterised by the progressive appearance of widespread xanthomatous lesions with no spontaneous remission. We operated on a 13-year-old girl with PNH four times with a result that had stabilised the condition at 1 year.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-83
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 02-2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery


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