Other Names for this Disease
Lymphomatoid papulosis is a skin disorder that is characterized by crops of self healing skin lesions that look cancerous under the microscope but are actually benign (non-cancerous). Lesions contain unusual cells that are similar to those found in some lymphomas (cancers of the lymphatic system).
Last updated: 6/19/2012
- Ngan V. Lymphomatoid papulosis. New Zealand Dermatological Society. 2012; http://www.dermnetnz.org/dermal-infiltrative/lymphomatoid-papulosis.html. Accessed 6/19/2012.
- DermNet NZ is an online resource about skin diseases developed by the New Zealand Dermatological Society Incorporated. DermNet NZ provides information about this condition.
- The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation has an information page on lymphomatoid papulosis. Click on The Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation to view the page.
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- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Lymphomatoid papulosis. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.