Benign cephalic histiocytosis

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Benign cephalic histiocytosis
Other names: Histiocytosis with intracytoplasmic worm-like bodies[1]
Erythematous grouped papules on wheal-like plaques on the right cheek.

Benign cephalic histiocytosis not to be confused with "Neonatal cephalic pustulosis" is a rare skin condition affecting boys and girls equally, characterized by skin lesions[vague] that initially present on the head in all cases, often the cheeks, eyelids, forehead, and ears.[2]: 717 

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  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 978-0-7216-2921-6.

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