How is juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) diagnosed?

Updated: Feb 08, 2019
  • Author: Bhupendra C K Patel, MD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Michael Taravella, MD  more...
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Juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) is mainly a clinical diagnosis, which can be confirmed histologically. Histology of excised lesions and cytology of aqueous fluid may be used.

Routine screening for metabolic or hematologic abnormalities is not recommended.


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