expresses immunophenotypes associated with T cell lymphoma but not inflammation.
T-cell lymphoproliferative disorders (26,27) are among the commonest cutaneous T-cell lymphomas (second to MF), accounting for about 30% of all cases and encompassing 3 diseases: lymphomatoid papulosis
(LyP), cutaneous anaplastic large cell lymphoma (C-ALCL), and borderline cases.
Location of the disease made us to think of condyloma acuminata and bowenoid papulosis
of the vulva-immunotherapeutical approach with topical imiquimod.
298,299) CD30 positivity alone does not imply a diagnosis of lymphomatoid papulosis
Malignant atrophic Papulosis
(Degos' disease): It is a rare disorder of the young adult affecting the skin, gastrointestinal tract and central nervous system.
CD30 antigen expression in cutaneous inflammatory infiltrates of scabies: a dynamic immunophenotypic pattern that should be distinguished from lymphomatoid papulosis
Malignant atropic papulosis
(Degos' disease) is a rare thrombo-occlusive disorder of uncertain etiology predominately affecting young men.
HPV type 16 has been closely associated with cervical carcinoma, and with some cases of condylomata acuminata and bowenoid papulosis
7,62) Similarly, lymphomatoid papulosis
and other [CD30.
Kontos AP, Kerr HA, Malick F, Fivenson DP, Lim HW, Wong HK: 308-nm excimer laser for the treatment of lymphomatoid papulosis
and stage IA mycosis fungoides.
Incorrect diagnoses occur mainly because many diseases are mistakenly diagnosed as spider bites, including many conditions much more prevalent and serious, such as staphylococcal or streptococcal infection, herpes simplex and zoster, erythema multiforme, diabetic ulcer, fungal infection, pyoderma gangrenosum, lymphomatoid papulosis
, syphilis, and Lyme disease.