alexa Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Postmenopausal Female
ISSN: 2155-9554

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
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Case Report

Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Postmenopausal Female with Intractable Pruritus: A Rare Case Report

Navya Handa*, Pankaj Rao, Dilip Kachhawa, Rohitashva Dana and Vinod Jain

Department of Dermatology, Dr S.N. Medical College Jodhpur, India

*Corresponding Author:
Navya Handa
Department of Dermatology Dr S.N. Medical College Jodhpur
Rajasthan, India-342001
Tel: 0291 243 4374
Email: [email protected]

Received date: November 17, 2015 Accepted date: December 24, 2015 Published date: December 30, 2015

Citation: Handa N, Rao P, Kachhawa D, Dana R, Jain v (2015) Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis in Postmenopausal Female with Intractable Pruritus: A Rare Case Report. J Clin Exp Dermatol Res 7:315. doi: 10.4172/2155-9554.1000315

Copyright: © 2015 Handa N. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), characterised by the infiltration of one or more organs by large mononuclear cells, may affect patients of any age but in adults the features of this disease is still poorly defined. Here, we report a case of an adult with crusted erosions in seborrheic distribution, Bilateral inguinal lymphadenopathy with ulceration, which on biopsy showed features of multisystem LCH, and was confirmed by immunohistochemistry. Despite chemotherapy and high dose antihistamines our patient complained of intractable pruritus which was relieved with Narrow Band UV-B phototherapy.


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