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Juvenile xanthogranuloma

Synonym:

Nevoxanthoendothelioma

Juvenile xanthogranuloma is an idiopathic benign tumor of histiocytes.
Occurring in early childhood, lesions can be solitary or multiple.
The red-brown to yellow papules are most common on the face or upper trunk. Surface telangiectasia are often seen. Lesions may occur elsewhere, including the iris and internal organs.

Treatment:

  • Lesions regress spontaneously after months or years, sometimes leaving shallow scars.
juvenile xanthogranuloma


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