An eschar and violaceous nodules as the presenting signs of lymphomatoid granulomatosis.

@article{Fischer2014AnEA,
  title={An eschar and violaceous nodules as the presenting signs of lymphomatoid granulomatosis.},
  author={Ryan T. Fischer and Tarek Shaath and Cathy D Meade and Garth Robert Fraga and Anand N Rajpara},
  journal={Dermatology online journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 11}
}
Lymphomatoid granulomatosis (LYG) is a rare B-cell lymphoproliferative disorder associated with infection by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). The lung is the most common site of involvement, but LYG may initially manifest in the skin. LYG has been associated with immune dysregulation. Treatment regimens are not well-defined, but clinical trials targeting EBV have been successful. We report a 31-year-old male with LYG who presented with cutaneous symptoms. The skin biopsy was devoid of B-cells and non… CONTINUE READING

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