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IP Archives of Cytology and Histopathology Research

Pure Cutaneous form of Rosai Dorfmann disease- A cute surprise in the cutis

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Author Details : Amita K, Vijay Shankar, Avinash Singh, Sarvesh

Volume : 2, Issue : 4, Year : 2017

Article Page : 96-99

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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.

Keywords: Cutaneous, Rosai Dorfmann, Emperipolesis.

How to cite : Amita K, Shankar V, Singh A, Sarvesh, Pure Cutaneous form of Rosai Dorfmann disease- A cute surprise in the cutis. IP Arch Cytol Histopathol Res 2017;2(4):96-99

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