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Rosai-Dorfman Disease of Extranodal Site

Sucheta Yadav, Atin Singhai, Suresh Babu
2017 Annals of International medical and Dental Research  
Rosai-Dorfman disease is a rare benign disorder of lymph nodes in which histiocytic proliferation occurs, usually seen in early decades of life. In few cases extranodal involvement has been seen with or without lymphadenopathy. A 28 year old male presented with preauricular ill-defined swelling with central area showing redness and ulceration without any clinically evident lymphadenopathy. On the basis of fine needle aspiration cytology findings of singly scattered as well as multinucleated
more » ... multinucleated histiocytes with abundant pale blue cytoplasm containing lipid droplets and vesicular nuclei, demonstrating phagocytosis of inflammatory cells at places, we reported our case as Rosai-Dorfman disease of extranodal site. Treatment modalities include surgical excision, chemo-radiotherapy and steroids. It varies according to clinical presentation of patient and responsiveness to treatment.
doi:10.21276/aimdr.2017.3.5.pt3 fatcat:ikislxd3avbo5by3r4kf76ozwi