Juvenile Xanthogranuloma Questions & Answers

Updated: Feb 08, 2019
  • Author: Bhupendra C K Patel, MD, FRCS; Chief Editor: Michael Taravella, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the pathophysiology of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the prevalence of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) in the US?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What are the racial predilections of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What are the sexual predilections of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which age groups have the highest incidence of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the prognosis of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is included in patient education about juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What causes juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What are the possible complications of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

DDX

How prevalent is juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) in neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)?

What is the likelihood of juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia (JMML) in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Juvenile Xanthogranuloma?

Workup

What are approach considerations for the management of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

How is juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) diagnosed?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the role of biomicroscopy in the workup of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the role of paracentesis in the workup of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the role of gonioscopy in the workup of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is the role of FNA biopsy in the workup of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Treatment

Which morbidities of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) may be prevented with prompt diagnosis and treatment?

How is juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG) treated?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

When is inpatient care indicated in the treatment of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

What are the possible complications of medications used to treat juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Medications

Which medications are used in the treatment of juvenile xanthogranuloma (JXG)?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids, Ophthalmic are used in the treatment of Juvenile Xanthogranuloma?