Search Results for: b-cell lymphocytic leukemia

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

"Pseudolymphoma," B-cell type vs. Malignant lymphoma, B-cell type

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,” Bcell lymphomas o…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

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,” Bcell lymphomas o…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Sweet’s Syndrome

…matous plaques situated mostly on the face, upper part of the trunk, and arms, especially the hands, and often accompanied by fever and leukocytosis. It may be idiopathic or a manifestation of a systemic disorder, such as acute myelogenous leukemia….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pernio/Chilblains: Key Points

…disease, including cryoglobulinemia or anti-phospholipid antibody syndrome. Lesions of pernio have been reported in patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia, and patients with extensive or atypical cutaneous lesions, cellular atypia on histolog…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Mucha-Habermann Disease: Overview

…s Acuta / Pityriasis Lichenoides Chronica This condition is a benign and often self-limited lymphocytic vasculitis. Pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) is treated like pityriasis lichenoides et varioliformis acuta (PLEVA). A rare variant of PLEVA,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Lupus: Key Points

…mic lupus erythematosus. The diagnosis of cutaneous lupus may be confirmed by skin biopsy, which in general reveals a vacuolar interface dermatitis, often in association with a lymphocytic infiltrate with plasma cells, epidermal atrophy, and mucin. V…

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Pyoderma Gangrenosum

An inflammatory process that often begins as a suppurative folliculitis manifested clinically as pustules. It rapidly extends to become ulcers marked at their periphery by boggy tissue. The skin disease is associated commonly with inflammatory bowel…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Sweet’s Syndrome (Acute Febrile Neutrophil Dermatosis): Treatment

…ycophenolate mofetil SSKI Pitfalls Sweet’s syndrome may be associated with hematologic malignancy, classically acute myelogenous leukemia, and may present during a leukemic or preleukemic state. These patients are frequently anemic. Because use…