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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.

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 occasion,…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas o…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lymphomatoid Papulosis: Overview

Overview Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is an inflammatory disorder affecting primarily the upper dermal blood vessels. It is characterized by the presence of CD30-positive lymphocytes (sometimes large and atypical) in the dermal infiltrate. Individua…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease: Overview

…reserved for severe cases, and informed consent is essential. Lymphomatoid papulosis and PLEVA may appear clinically similar. A biopsy of one or more lesions is necessary to establish the correct diagnosis. PLEVA and PLC may be associated with a mon…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…rete area. They sometimes occur in sun-exposed areas. Lymphomatoid papulosis presents as scattered, crusted erythematous papules to small nodules. Cutaneous T cell lymphoma lesions may present as erythematous-to-violaceous patche…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Syphilis (Lues): Initial Evaluation

Initial Evaluation Primary syphilis Secondary syphilis Tertiary syphilis Congenital syphilis Differential diagnosis Differential diagnosis of primary syphilis Herpes simplex virus Differ…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid papulosis

Lymphomatoid papulosis Presentation stereotypical Age and sex More common in women who usually are more than 35 years of age, but children and other persons of both sexes are affected Distribution of lesions Widespread, usually on the trunk and prox…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Insect "bite" vs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas o…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Nodular scabies vs. Lymphomatoid papulosis

Malignant neoplasms of B-lymphocytes especially that present themselves usually as papules, nodules, and tumors, sometimes solitary but at other times numerous, and often in clusters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas o…

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