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WHO Classification of Tumours
Disseminated juvenile xanthogranuloma
Tumours of haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues


Definition

Disseminated juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is characterized by a proliferation of histiocytes similar to those of the dermal JXG, commonly having a foamy (xantho­matous) component with Touton-type giant cells. There is evidence for clonality in some instances.

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