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Treatment lymphoid papulosis

Giovanni Paolino, Luca M Muscardin, Chiara Panetta, Michele Donati, Pietro Donati
Pathologists who find ectopic glands on the glans and/or on the prepuce, often describe them as Tyson's glands. In this regard, the term Tyson's glands can be replaced by two different descriptive expressions: papillomatosis corona penis and ectopic sebaceous glands. A 15-year old Caucasian male patient presented to our Institute with multiple and asymptomatic circular skin colored-to-yellowish papules at the level of the foreskin, also affecting the shaft of the penis, where they assumed a linear feature. The histological examination revealed hyperplastic and dilated sebaceous glands, while in some areas these glands showed also a direct attachment with the epidermis...
September 6, 2016: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia: Organo Ufficiale, Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Sifilografia
Jitendra G Nasit, Smita C Patel
Primary cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (PCALCL) is a part of the spectrum of CD30(+) cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorder, characterized by variable degrees of CD2, CD3, CD4 and CD5 expression by lymphoid cells. PCALCLs with an expression of cytotoxic phenotype (CD8(+)) and cytotoxic proteins are uncommon. Cutaneous CD8(+) CD30(+) lymphoproliferative lesions are difficult to classify, diagnose and may be the cause of misdiagnose. CD8(+) PCALCL must be distinguished from CD8(+) mycosis fungoides, lymphomatoid papulosis type D and primary cutaneous aggressive epidermotropic CD8(+) T-cell lymphoma...
July 2015: Indian Journal of Dermatology
Daniel Chang, Maria Cláudia Nogueira Zerbini, Mirian Nacagami Sotto, Sheila Aparecida Coelho Siqueira, José Antonio Sanches
BACKGROUND: Cutaneous non-mycosis fungoides non-Sezary syndrome T/NK cell lymphomas (non-MF/non-SS CTCL) are rare. In 2005, a consensus of the World Health Organization (WHO) and European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) classifications for primary cutaneous lymphomas was established. These guidelines were then adopted into the WHO Classification of Tumours of Haematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues, 2008. This study aims to assess the applicability of the WHO 2008 classification in a retrospective series of CTCL cases registered in a reference academic center in Brazil...
August 13, 2015: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
J Hibler, Andrea L Salavaggione, Ann Martin, Alejandro A Gru
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL/SLL) is the most common leukemia in the western world and its cutaneous dissemination a very uncommon phenomenon. Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is a CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorder characterized by chronic, recurrent and self healing skin lesions. Up to 20% of patients with LyP have a coexistent lymphoma. While the association between the two entities has been reported, their coexistence has never been documented. We describe a 74-year-old man with known CLL and thrombocytopenia who presented with a 2 year history of recurrent nodules and plaques to both arms and legs that resolved within 4-6 weeks after administration of rituximab and bendamustin for his CLL treatment...
April 2015: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
Manju Meena, Peter A Martin, Claire Abouseif, Peter Bullpitt
PURPOSE: To report an unusual presentation of a case of Lymphomatoid papulosis(LyP) in a young girl. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A 14-year-old female presented with a history of swelling of the left upper eyelid of two weeks duration. There was a history of trivial trauma prior to the swelling. The patient was diagnosed as having pre-septal cellulitis elsewhere and was put on oral antibiotics. The lesion was non-responsive to oral antibiotics. The patient was then referred to our hospital...
October 2014: Orbit
Jose Cardoso, Parmjit Duhra, Yi Thway, Eduardo Calonje
Lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) is defined as a chronic recurrent skin disease characterized by waxing and waning papules and nodules with histologic features of a CD30-positive T-cell lymphoma. Three histological subtypes (A, B, and C) were already recognized, and only more recently, a further variant simulating histologically an aggressive epidermotropic CD8-positive T-cell lymphoma was described, which was named LyP type D by the authors. We report the case of a 38-year-old woman presenting with a 1-year history of recurrent self-healing papules and nodules, predominantly affecting her upper and lower limbs but also the face, including the lower lip, with no associated systemic symptoms...
October 2012: American Journal of Dermatopathology
Hui Huang, Zhi-Wei Lu, Chun-Guo Jiang, Ji Li, Kai Xu, Zuo-Jun Xu
BACKGROUND: Pulmonary mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma is the most frequent type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) that primarily involves the lungs. It represents a rare entity accounting for less than 1% of all NHLs and the clinical features have yet to be clearly elucidated. METHODS: The clinicopathological features and radiological data of 23 patients with pulmonary MALT lymphoma confirmed by biopsy in Peking Union Medical College Hospital from January 2001 to December 2010 were retrospectively analyzed...
April 2011: Chinese Medical Journal
Christiane Querfeld, Irum Khan, Brett Mahon, Beverly P Nelson, Steven T Rosen, Andrew M Evens
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a biologic and clinically heterogenous subtype of T-cell lymphoma. Clinically, ALCL may present as localized (primary) cutaneous disease or widespread systemic disease. These two forms of ALCL are distinct entities with different clinical and biologic features. Both types share similar histology, however, with cohesive sheets of large lymphoid cells expressing the Ki-1 (CD30) molecule. Primary cutaneous ALCL (C-ALCL) is part of the spectrum of CD30+ lymphoproliferative diseases of the skin including lymphomatoid papulosis...
June 2010: Oncology (Williston Park, NY)
R Krishna Sanka, Ralph C Eagle, Ted H Wojno, Kenneth R Neufeld, Hans E Grossniklaus
PURPOSE: To report the clinicopathologic features of 3 patients with CD30(+) lymphoid proliferations of the eyelid. DESIGN: Retrospective case series. PARTICIPANTS: Patients with cutaneous CD30(+) lymphoproliferative lesions of the eyelid. METHODS: Three patients with CD30(+) non-mycosis fungoides T-cell lymphoid infiltrates of the eyelid were identified. The histories, clinical findings, pathologic features including immunohistochemical staining, treatments, and outcomes were reviewed and compared...
February 2010: Ophthalmology
Stephen P Slone, Alvin W Martin, Samuel R Wellhausen, Dustin R Woods, Janine C Malone, Sheron C Lear, Damian A Laber
There are two subsets of CD8+ T cells: Tc1 and Tc2. INF-gamma production by Tc1 cells causes granulomatous inflammation. IL-4 production by Tc2 cells attracts eosinophils. A 76-year-Caucasian female presented with CD8+ lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP), type C. We hypothesized that the LyP cells belonged to the Tc2 subset because of abundant background eosinophils. Hematoxylin and eosin and immunohistochemical stains were carried out on tissue sections from a skin punch biopsy. Antibodies for immunohistochemical stains included CD3, CD4, CD5, CD7, CD8, CD30, CD56, ALK-1, clusterin and IL-4...
October 2008: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
Chris H Jokinen, Gregory M Wolgamot, Brent L Wood, John Olerud, Zsolt B Argenyi
Although CD1a+ dendritic cells (DC) in cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (CTCL) have been well documented, the presence of large numbers of DC within lymphoid infiltrates can pose a diagnostic difficulty. We present a case of a 70-year-old man with a 3-year history of recurrent red papules and plaques on the extremities and trunk that was referred to our institution, with the diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Skin biopsies showed a wedge-shaped cellular infiltrate in the superficial and deep dermis consisting of two cell populations...
July 2007: Journal of Cutaneous Pathology
D N Slater
Following consensus meetings of the two parent organizations, a new World Health Organization-European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (WHO-EORTC) classification for primary cutaneous lymphomas has recently been published. This important development will now end the ongoing debate as to which of these was the preferred classification. The new classification will facilitate more uniformity in diagnosis, management and treatment of cutaneous lymphomas. In particular, it provides a useful distinction between indolent and more aggressive types of primary cutaneous lymphoma and provides practical advice on preferred management and treatment regimens...
November 2005: British Journal of Dermatology
Daniela Massi, Michele Trotta, Alessandro Franchi, Nicola Pimpinelli, Marco Santucci
We describe the case of a 65-year-old woman affected by a diffuse lymphadenopathy consistent with tuberculous infection who developed a papular eruption on the head and neck region. Histopathologic examination of one papule showed an atypical CD30+ lymphoid infiltrate, which initially was cause of concern for the pathologists but was eventually regarded as reactive in nature. The case reported herein enlarges the spectrum of inflammatory infiltrates in which atypical CD30+ cells may be found. Since the reactive atypical CD30+ cells are morphologically similar to those cells observed in CD30+ lymphoproliferative disorders, including lymphomatoid papulosis, complete clinical history and laboratory findings are necessary to make the final and correct diagnosis...
June 2004: American Journal of Dermatopathology
Wei-Ming Wu, Hsiang-Ju Tsai
We report a patient presenting with a 20-year history of recurrent papulonecrotic lesions in which skin biopsy shows extensive vascular destruction. Atypical lymphoid cells surrounding the dermal vessels had a CD3+, CD4-, CD5-, CD8+, CD20-, CD30+, CD56+, TIA-1+, and granzyme B immunophenotype implicating a natural killer/T origin. In situ hybridization was negative for Epstein-Barr virus transcripts. Analysis of T-cell receptor-gamma gene of 2 separate biopsy specimens detected an identical clone. The patient was treated with low-dose methotrexate and achieved complete resolution in a month...
April 2004: American Journal of Dermatopathology
Marshall E Kadin, Christopher Carpenter
Anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL) is a neoplasm of activated lymphocytes, commonly expressing T-cell antigens and cytotoxic proteins. Histopathology reveals distinctive infiltration of sinuses and paracortical T-cell-rich regions of lymph nodes by tumor cells which have abundant cytoplasm and large irregular/convoluted nuclei, and which are frequently multinucleated with prominent nucleoli. ALCL often presents in advanced clinical stages with B symptoms; extranodal disease occurs in 40% of patients. The pathogenesis of systemic ALCL is linked to phosphorylation of a tyrosine kinase (ALK) resulting in unregulated growth of affected lymphoid cells...
July 2003: Seminars in Hematology
M Kagaya, S Kondo, A Kamada, Y Yamada, H Matsusaka, K Jimbow
A 50-year-old Japanese male visited our clinic in April 1999 with a 2-year history of self-healing, reddish papules on his right palm. On examination, there were grouped erythematous papules, 2-4 mm in size, which formed a relatively well-circumscribed erythematous plaque. A biopsy specimen showed a wedge-shaped, dense dermal infiltrate consisting of variously sized mononuclear lymphoid cells mixed with few large CD30-positive cells and inflammatory cells, suggesting the diagnosis of regional lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)...
2002: Dermatology: International Journal for Clinical and Investigative Dermatology
N Yazawa, S Kondo, M Kagaya, H Yazawa, Y Minamitsuji, K Jimbow
We report a case of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) that occurred in a 44-year-old Japanese male patient. Reddish papules with a small number of pustules and nodules were observed on the extremities, chest and upper back. Most lesions were also associated with central necrosis, ulceration and crusting, and regressed spontaneously within 4 to 6 weeks. Histopathological examination revealed wedge-shaped dense cellular infiltrate in the dermis, which was mixed with large atypical lymphoid cells, small lymphocytes, eosinophils and neutrophils...
July 2001: Journal of Dermatology
N Kato, Y Tomita, K Yoshida, H Hisai
We report on a case of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) with involvement of the tongue. The patient was a 34-year-old Japanese man. Three reddish, centrally depressed, slightly elevated nodules were evident on the dorsal tongue, along with lesions elsewhere on the skin. One of them was biopsied and exhibited a superficial and deep, perivascular and interstitial mixed cellular infiltrate including atypical lymphoid cells, lymphocytes, neutrophils, and histiocytes. The patient also showed rhythmical recurrence of reddish papules and ulcerated nodules on the trunk, extremities, and anogenital area...
October 1998: American Journal of Dermatopathology
M Wyss, R Dummer, S N Dommann, H I Joller-Jemelka, M T Dours-Zimmermann, F Gilliet, G Burg
Lymphomatoid papulosis is a rare cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorder with nodular, papulonecrotic or plaque-like lesions. Although it is clinically benign, the histology shows large, atypical lymphoid cells that display antigenic markers of activated T-helper lymphocytes and express CD30. There is a close relationship to Hodgkin's disease and to Ki-1-positive anaplastic large-cell lymphoma of the skin. For therapy, various modalities such as PUVA, steroids and acyclovir have been used. We report on a patient with a 10-year history of disease...
1995: Dermatology: International Journal for Clinical and Investigative Dermatology
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