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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

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A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on occasion, becoming nodular and even tumorous, which is an indication of likelihood of detectable lymphomatous involvement of some organs besides the skin.

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lymphomatoid Papulosis: Overview

…dual lesions resolve spontaneously (albeit over months). Patients with LyP are at increased risk to develop cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and systemic lymphoma of many types. The treatment of LyP does not prevent progression or the development of…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…rs that may appear on any anatomic site. Included among them are anaplastic large-cell lymphoma and panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma. Anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of T-cell type usually occurs as a solitary, rapidly growing tumor. Most of the…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…dermatitis, urticaria, telangiectasia, and reversible bone marrow depression with pancytopenia. Later stage cutaneous T-cell lymphoma Patients in this category are best treated in consultation with a clinic with special expertise in CTCL. The…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Treatment

…, though is not always beneficial. This includes removal of any underlying carcinoma or thymoma, chemotherapy for underlying lymphoma, and rituximab or alemtuzumab for persistent chronic lymphoma. Treatment algorithms are similar to the treatment of…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…have a broader wavelength of reactivity. This end stage may also demonstrate histologic features resembling cutaneous T cell lymphoma (so called actinic reticuloid). Currently, this end-stage condition is termed chronic actinic dermatitis, and…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

A distinctive type of CD 30 lymphoma characterized by the presence mostly of papules, some of them purpuric, that may ulcerate and heal with a scar, and by lesions that tend to come and go for years, eventually disappearing entirely or, on…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Mycosis Fungoides

A systemic lymphoma of T-lymphocytes that manifests itself first in the skin as macules and then patches that often are scaly. Most people with the disease have only scaly macules and patches for a lifetime, but some patients may develop papules,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Key Points

…re other autoimmune conditions associated with DH, most commonly hypothyroidism, as well as an increased risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, specifically bowel-associated T cell lymphoma. Dental enamel defects are found in almost half of DH patients,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…se. Paraneoplastic Pemphigus Paraneoplastic pemphigus is associated with an underlying malignancy (most commonly non-Hodgkin lymphoma) or with Castleman’s disease (especially in children). Less common underlying neoplasms include Hodgkin lymphoma,…

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