Novel Clinical Observations on Benign Cephalic Histiocytosis in a Large Series.

Ekinci A. , Buyukbabani N. , Baykal C.

Pediatric dermatology, vol.34, no.4, pp.392-397, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/pde.13153
  • Title of Journal : Pediatric dermatology
  • Page Numbers: pp.392-397


Background/ObjectivesBenign cephalic histiocytosis (BCH) is a rare form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis in infants and young children characterized by self-healing macules and papules occurring primarily in the head and neck region. So far there have been nearly 60 reported cases in the English-language literature.