Pontine Rosai-Dorfman disease in a child

VARAN A. , SUSAM ŞEN H. , Akalan N. , Oguz K. K. , Saglam A., AKYÜZ C.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.31, no.6, pp.971-975, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-015-2632-7
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.971-975


Rosai-Dorfman Disease (RDD) is a benign histiocytic disorder that commonly presents with massive lymphadenopathy. Central nervous system (CNS) involvement is only 5 %; isolated CNS involvement is much rarer. The patient presented here has been diagnosed with isolated pontine RDD.