Factor XIIIa expression in juvenile xanthogranuloma.

  title={Factor XIIIa expression in juvenile xanthogranuloma.},
  author={Laurent Misery and St{\'e}phane Boucheron and Alain Claudy},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={74 1},
Dermal dendrocytes constitute the largest population among cells of dermatofibromas. In other histiocytic tumours, the exact nature of histiocytic cells is not known. We have searched for the presence of dermal dendrocytes in juvenile xanthogranulomas. The immunohistochemical study was performed on 9 juvenile xanthogranulomas. We used monoclonal or polyclonal antibodies: anti-XIIIa, HAM56, anti-S100, anti-NSE, anti-HLA-DR, anti-CD68 and anti-lysozyme. Phagocytic mononuclear cells (histiocytes… CONTINUE READING