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Benign cephalic histiocytosis

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Benign cephalic histiocytosis

Benign cephalic histiocytosis
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 D76.3 (ILDS D76.320)

Benign cephalic histiocytosis (also known as "Histiocytosis with intracytoplasmic worm-like bodies",[1] and not to be confused with "Neonatal cephalic pustulosis") is a rare cutaneous condition affecting boys and girls equally, characterized by skin lesions that initially present on the head in all cases, often the cheeks, eyelids, forehead, and ears.[2]:717

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