Chapter 22. Pseudolymphomas of the Skin

  1. Lorenzo Cerroni MD Associate Professor of Dermatology1,
  2. Kevin Gatter BM, DPhil, FRCPath Head of Department Professor of Pathology2 and
  3. Helmut Kerl MD Professor Emeritus of Dermatology1

Published Online: 5 MAY 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch22

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cerroni, L., Gatter, K. and Kerl, H. (2010) Pseudolymphomas of the Skin, in Skin Lymphoma: The Illustrated Guide, Third Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444316742.ch22

Author Information

  1. 1

    Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

  2. 2

    Nuffield Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2010
  2. Published Print: 28 AUG 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185547

Online ISBN: 9781444316742

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Keywords:

  • pseudolymphomas of skin - benign lymphocytic proliferations;
  • actinic reticuloid, chronic actinic dermatitis - encompassing four chronic photodermatoses;
  • lymphomatoid contact dermatitis - persistent allergic contact dermatitis proved by patch tests;
  • lichenoid (lymphomatoid) keratosis - benign epithelial neoplasm;
  • pseudolymphomas in herpes simplex and herpes zoster infections;
  • lymphomatoid drug reactions - hepatosplenomegaly, leukocytosis, fever;
  • persistent nodular arthropod bite reactions - nodular scabies;
  • cutaneous inflammatory pseudotumor - plasma cell granuloma;
  • cutaneous pseudolymphoma - benign condition simulating malignant lymphoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Actinic reticuloid

  • Lymphomatoid contact dermatitis

  • Solitary T-cell pseudolymphoma

  • Lichenoid (lymphomatoid) keratosis

  • Lichen aureus/lichenoid pigmented purpuric dermatitis

  • Lichen sclerosus

  • Vitiligo

  • Annular lichenoid dermatitis of youth

  • CD8+ cutaneous infiltrates in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients

  • CD30+ T-cell pseudolymphomas

  • Pseudolymphomas in herpes simplex and herpes zoster infections

  • Pityriasis lichenoides

  • Lupus panniculitis

  • Lymphomatoid drug reactions

  • Lymphocytoma cutis

  • Persistent nodular arthropod bite reactions and nodular scabies

  • Pseudolymphomas at sites of vaccination

  • Pseudolymphomas in tattoos

  • Acral pseudolymphomatous angiokeratoma (small papular pseudolymphoma)

  • Localized scleroderma/morphea

  • Secondary syphilis

  • Cutaneous inflammatory pseudotumor (plasma cell granuloma)

  • Cutaneous plasmacytosis

  • Lymphocytic infiltration of the skin/lupus tumidus

  • Cutaneous extramedullary hematopoiesis

  • Reactive angio-endotheliomatosis/intravascular histiocytosis

  • Other cutaneous pseudolymphomas

  • “Malignant” pseudolymphomas

  • References