Kimberly Bauer

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Benign cephalic histiocytosis (infantile papular self-healing histiocytosis of the head)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Benign cephalic histiocytosis (BCH) is a rare non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis with spontaneous eruption of asymptomatic red to brown macules and papules. These are typically on the head but can extend to involve trunk and extremities. There is usually no mucosal, acral or visceral involvement. BCH is sometimes considered the…

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