Purely cutaneous Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as an ulcer on the chin in an elderly man successfully treated with thalidomide.

@article{Subramaniyan2015PurelyCL,
  title={Purely cutaneous Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as an ulcer on the chin in an elderly man successfully treated with thalidomide.},
  author={Radhakrishnan Subramaniyan and Rajagopal Ramachandran and Gnanasekaran Rajangam and Navya Donaparthi},
  journal={Indian dermatology online journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={407-9}
}
Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) is a rare, clonal proliferative disorder of Langerhans' cells of unknown etiology. Although the clinical presentation and therapeutic approach to the disease in children have been well established; limited data is available about the disease in adults. Purely cutaneous involvement of LCH in a man older than 70 years has… CONTINUE READING