a1 Maxillo-facial Unit, ABU Hospital, Kaduna, Nigeria.
a2 Department of Dental Science, Royal College of Surgeons of England.
a3 Department of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, Central Middlesex Hospital, formerly seconded to the Maxillo-facial Unit, Kaduna.
Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy is a rare, benign lympho-proliferative disorder of unknown aetiology that chiefly affects the cervical lymphnodes of children. Various extranodal manifestations are recognized, especially in the head and neck. A case is described in a Nigerian child that illustrates problems of differential diagnosis.
Kaduna, Nigeria and London