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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Histopathologic findings may be consistent with but not diagnostic of PG," and can include a sterile dermal neutrophilia, with or without mixed inflammation and a lymphocytic vasculitis.
Histopathological examination of skin biopsy revealed lymphocytic vasculitis (Figure 2) and the results of IgG and IgM antiviral capsid antigen (VCA) and IgG anticytomegalovirus (CMV) were reported positive but IgM anti-CMV was negative.
Lymphocytic vasculitis is a group term for a number of clinically heterogeneous diseases which on histopathological examination show lymphocytic vasculitis.
Acute myeloid leukemia presenting with cutaneous infiltrates in a patient receiving etanercept for chronic lymphocytic vasculitis.
Lymphocytic vasculitis occurring alone was unusual.
Leukocytoclastic vasculitis was the most common pattern seen in 21 (70%) respondents whereas lymphocytic vasculitis was noted in 8 (27%) respondents and erythema nodosum with vasculitis in 1 (3%) respondent.
Histopathological findings documented lymphocytic vasculitis of the basal meningeal and parenchymal vessels.
He was found to have lymphocytic vasculitis through the papillary and middermis, as well as microscopic hematuria, proteinuria, and a raised serum C-reactive protein concentration (BMJ 328[7430]:25, 2004).
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).
Shared histopathologic features include lymphoplasmacytic inflammation, thickened septa, lymphocytic vasculitis, mucinous change, and the presence of occasional eosinophils.
This rare multisystem vasculopathy is characterized by both lymphocytic vasculitis and thrombosis or the small blood vessels.
12) Microscopically, Gianotti-Crosti syndrome can exhibit spongiotic, lichenoid, or lymphocytic vasculitis patterns.