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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.

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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…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

…usters on any anatomic site. When “primary,” B-cell lymphomas of the skin seem to be wholly cutaneous with no evidence of extracutaneous manifestations after complete staging has been performed. The major categories of primary cutaneous B-c…

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

Overview Therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma often requires specialized knowledge, and for this reason it is often appropriate to refer such patients to a medical center with specialized knowledge in the management of CTCL. Since early aggressive t…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

…emphigus is associated with an underlying malignancy (usually lymphoma) or with Castleman’s disease (especially in children). It is very refractory to treatment. Treatment algorithms are similar to the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris, with the…

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Melanoma: Key Points

…thout ulceration b: With ulceration N No. of Metastatic Nodes Nodal Metastatic Burden N0 0 NA N1 1 a: Micrometastasis* b: Macrometastasis† N2 2-3 a: Micrometastasis* b: Macrometastasis† c: In transit metastases/satellites without metastatic nodes N3…

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Photosensitivity Dermatoses: Overview

…o demonstrate histologic features resembling cutaneous T cell lymphoma (so called actinic reticuloid). Currently, this end-stage condition is termed chronic actinic dermatitis, and includes the conditions previously labeled photosensitive eczema, act…

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Lichen Planus: Initial Evaluation

…round the ankles. Malignant transformation has been reported. Follicular disease, also known as lichen planopilaris, is often associated with scarring hair loss and may present on the vertex (classic lichen planopilaris), with frontal accentuation (f…

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Vitiligo: Clinical Cases

…repigmentation noted (with accentuation of repigmentation at follicular areas) Recommend continued application of calcineurin ointment Follow-up in six months Six-month follow-up Approximately 75% repigmentation noted Recommend ongoing application o…

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Keratosis Pilaris: Key Points

…tch. On biopsy, these lesions are characterized by keratinous follicular plugging with orthohyperkeratosis to create a follicular spicule. Typical sites of involvement include facial cheeks, upper posterior arms, lateral thighs, and buttocks, and inv…

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