lymphocytic vasculitis

lymphocytic vasculitis

A generic term for a heterogeneous group of conditions characterised by perivascular and intramural lymphocytes, often associated with endothelial swelling and extravasation of red cells.

Lymphocytic vasculitides
• Drug eruption.
• Gyrate erythemas.
• Malignant atrophic papulosis of Degos.
• Perniosis.
• Pigmented purpuric dermatoses—e.g., lichen aureus.
• Pityriasis lichenoides.
• Prurigo of pregnancy.
• Pyoderma gangrenosum.
• Rickettsial and viral infections.
• Sclerosing lymphangitis of the penis—e.g., erythema elevatum diutinum, granuloma faciale.
• Toxic erythema.
• Toxic erythema of pregnancy.
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Shared histopathologic features include lymphoplasmacytic inflammation, thickened septa, lymphocytic vasculitis, mucinous change, and the presence of occasional eosinophils.
He was found to have lymphocytic vasculitis through the papillary and middermis, as well as microscopic hematuria, protein-uria, and a raised serum C-reactive protein concentration (BMJ 328[7430]:25, 2004).
12) Microscopically, Gianotti-Crosti syndrome can exhibit spongiotic, lichenoid, or lymphocytic vasculitis patterns.