Search Results for: subcutaneous t-cell lymphoma

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses

A malignant neoplasm made up of abnormal germinative cells analogous to those that compose the folliculosebaceous-apocrine germ in an embryo and that usually manifests clinically as a papule or nodule which may become ulcerated. On the basis of…

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Lymphomas (Other Than Mycosis Fungoides and Lymphomatoid Papulosis)

lymphoma with preferential location on the head and back, immunocytoma (and marginal-zone lymphoma) situated on the trunk, buttocks, and extremities, and large B-cell lymphoma with predilection for the legs of older patients. Cutaneous Tcell

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Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma/ Mycosis Fungoides: Overview

…supplied in 20-mg vials; 10 ml of 95% alcohol is added to each, dissolved, and saved as 0.2% carmustine stock solution. A cotton-tipped applicator is used to apply the stock solution directly to each lesion twice daily for 2 weeks; therapy may be…

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Histiocytosis X/Langerhans Cell Histiocytoses: Overview

…ne marrow are very poor prognostic signs. Skin-limited cases and sometimes systemic disease may spontaneously involute without therapy. Disease may recur after involution, even years later; therefore long-term follow-up is essential. Langerhans cell

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Lymphomatoid Papulosis: Overview

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

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Kaposi’s Sarcoma: Overview

…s sarcoma (KS) results from endothelial cell proliferation caused by infection with human herpesvirus 8 and occurs in four settings: classic KS, African (endemic) KS, immunosuppressive-associated KS, and AIDS-associated KS. The therapy of each form…

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Pemphigus Vulgaris: Overview

the disease activity, therapy is aimed at both resolution of cutaneous lesions and elimination of circulating antibody. The titer of the circulating antiepithelial antibody should be determined at the onset of treatment. The life-threatening nature…

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Vascular Birthmarks: Key Points

…rare cases, HOI may become highly inflammatory, ulcerate, or impose hemodynamic instability due to extensive size; in the setting of symptomatic HOI or ones involving the face or mucosal site, immediate intervention may be required. Facial HOI,…

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Lupus: Key Points

…of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) may have specific or non-specific features. Specific cutaneous signs include malar (butterfly) facial rash, discoid skin lesions, oral ulcers, and photosensitivity, especially in combination with systemic…

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Granuloma Annulare: Key Points

…ulare (GA) is a relatively common inflammatory skin condition, which can manifest with cutaneous eruptions in a handful of patterns. GA tends to occur in the third to fifth decades of life, with a roughly equal female: male ratio with perhaps a…