Unusual presentation of adult xanthogranuloma: a case report.

  title={Unusual presentation of adult xanthogranuloma: a case report.},
  author={Lixian Chris Tan and Kong Bing Tan and Chen Wee Derrick Aw},
  journal={Singapore medical journal},
  volume={55 2},
Xanthogranulomas are the most common form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Both adult and childhood forms have been described. Adult cutaneous forms can present as solitary or multiple yellowish, orange-red or tan-hued papules. Herein, we present the case of a 28-year-old Chinese man with a skin-coloured nodule on his left nasal ala that persisted for several months. While initial impression was that of a fibrous papule of the nose, the results of an excision biopsy showed histological… CONTINUE READING