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May 1970

Multiple HistiocytomasReport of a Case

Author Affiliations

New Hyde Park, NY

From the Department of Medicine (Dermatology) (Drs. Baraf and Shapiro) and Laboratories (Dr. Shapiro), Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY.

Arch Dermatol. 1970;101(5):588-590. doi:10.1001/archderm.1970.04000050092013

A 39-year-old woman had 61 histiocytomas, the first of which appeared when she was 8 years old. A review of the literature revealed only four other patients with 30 or more such lesions as distinguished from the condition of generalized eruptive histiocytomas.