epidermotropism

ep·i·der·mot·ro·pism

(ep'i-dĕr-mot'rŏ-pizm),
Movement towards the epidermis, as in the migration of T lymphocytes into the epidermis in mycosis fungoides.
[epidermis + G. tropē, a turning]

ep·i·der·mot·ro·pism

(ep'i-dĕr-mot'rō-pizm)
Movement toward the epidermis, as in the migration of T lymphocytes into the epidermis in mycosis fungoides.
[epidermis + G. tropē, a turning]
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Skin involvement differs from that seen in mycosis fungoides and Sezary syndrome, with dermal infiltrates primarily around the appendages and without epidermotropism (7, 15).
The pathologist noted epidermotropism, exocytosis with atypical lymphoid cells, and a "predominance of T cells," leading to a diagnosis of "probable mycosis fungoides.
Small cell variant of CD30+ primary cutaneous T-cell lymphoma with epidermotropism that completely regressed after incisional skin biopsy.
Overlying epidermal hyperplasia is present, and focal epidermotropism has been reported.
Cutaneous metastases of breast carcinoma can demonstrate a variety of histopathologic patterns, including interstitial infiltration, intralymphatic spread, epidermotropism (resembling melanoma), or duct formation (resembling adnexal carcinoma).