Other Names for this Disease
- Primary cutaneous CD30+ T-cell lymphoproliferative disease
- Primary cutaneous Ki-1+ T-cell lymphoproliferative disease
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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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