actinic reticuloid

ac·tin·ic re·tic·u·loid

chronic pruritic erythema beginning on sun-exposed areas in elderly males, with marked thickening and ridging of exposed skin simulating lymphoma; there is infiltration by atypical CD8-positive T lymphocytes.

actinic reticuloid

A chronic photodermatitis characterised by an infiltrate of histiocytes in the dermis; many patients are elderly men with a history of contact—e.g., flowers, chemicals and/or endogenous photosensitisation.
 
DiffDx
Mycosis fungoides.
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Actinic reticuloid (AR) is a rare chronic idiopathic photosensitive dermatosis, with an estimated incidence of 1 in 6,000, found more frequent in elderly men (1), (2).
Contact allergic sensitivity to plants and the photosen-sitivity dermatitis and actinic reticuloid syndrome.
1 It has been shown to be a spectrum of diseases including actinic reticuloid and photosensitive eczema.
Azathioprine in the treatment of eczema and actinic reticuloid.