Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - tumor
Benign tumors / conditions
Juvenile xanthogranuloma



Topic Completed: 1 February 2012

Revised: 25 January 2019, last major update February 2012

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PubMed Search: Juvenile xanthogranuloma[TIAB] liver


Deepali Jain, M.D.
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Cite this page: Jain D. Juvenile xanthogranuloma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/livertumorjuvenilexantho.html. Accessed July 17th, 2019.
Definition / general
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Predominantly portal infiltrate spilling over into the adjacent lobule but sparing the biliary tree
  • Spindle cells mixed with mononuclear cells or forming short fascicles
  • Diffuse giant cell transformation; may have Touton giant cells
Positive stains
Negative stains
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