Document Type: Case Reports

Authors

1 Dept. of Pathology, North Bengal Medical College, Siliguri, India

2 Dept. of Community Medicine, West Bengal University of Medical Sciences, Siliguri, India

Abstract

Eosinophilic granuloma is benign end of the spectrum of the Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) which is characterized by solitary or multiple lesions in bones, skin, lung, lymph node etc. Here, we present a case of a 13-year old boy with pain and swelling in the right parietal region of skull with no other complaint. A computerized tomography (CT) scan and subsequent fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) revealed solitary eosinophilic granuloma which was subsequently confirmed by histopathology. Minimally invasive procedures like imaging and FNAC usually suffice for diagnosing and following up of patients with this rare disease.
 

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