Search Results for: subcutaneous t-cell lymphoma

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lupus erythematosus profundus vs. Panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma

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

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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

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

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma

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

A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Lymphomatoid Papulosis

…cterized 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…

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

…l papillae, and evidence of gluten-sensitive enteropathy. Symmetric involvement of bilateral extensor surfaces, scalp, and buttocks, with purpuric lesions on the fingers and toes is the classic presentation. DH is mediated by IgA autoantibodies,…

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Pemphigus Vulgaris & Paraneoplastic Pemphigus: Key Points

…yte necrosis on histology has been shown to have worse prognosis. Additionally, severe GI and respiratory involvement (the latter in the form of bronchiolitis obliterans) may be seen, which may be a source of considerable morbidity and mortality….

Therapeutic Strategies in Dermatology

Dermatitis Herpetiformis: Treatment

…vement is inadequate. Check the CBC every 2 weeks as the dose is increased. Alternative steps Gluten-free diet: Because dermatitis herpetiformis is gluten dependent, most patients will respond to a gluten-free diet. However, the response to gluten…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Lymphocytoma cutis with lymphoid follicles vs. Follicular-cell lymphoma

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

Exfoliative Erythroderma: Overview

…ivering. Soaking in warm water with or without oilated colloidal oatmeal but without soap, for 10-15 minutes, then rapidly patting the body dry with soft towels. After each bath, application of a medium-potency steroid in a preservative-free…