Pure Cutaneous form of Rosai Dorfmann disease- A cute surprise in the cutisJournal: IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research (Vol.2, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2017-12-01
Authors : Amita K Vijay Shankar Avinash Singh Sarvesh.;
Page : 96-99
Keywords : Cutaneous; Rosai Dorfmann; Emperipolesis.;
Rosai dorfmann disease (RDD) is a rare disease of histiocytic origin, with an obscure aetiology. Usually it manifests as bilateral cervical lymphadenopathy in young adults, with cutaneous involvement seen in 43% cases. Pure cutaneous from of RDD (PC - RDD) is very rare and amount for 3% of RDD. PC- RDD is enigmatic for the clinicians as the diagnosis is often delayed or missed due to its rarity, vague and overlapping presentations. We here in report a PC – RDD in a 53 year old male with a brief review of literature.
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