Cutaneous lymphomas with prominent granulomatous reaction: a potential pitfall in the histopathologic diagnosis of cutaneous T- and B-cell lymphomas.

@article{Scarabello2002CutaneousLW,
  title={Cutaneous lymphomas with prominent granulomatous reaction: a potential pitfall in the histopathologic diagnosis of cutaneous T- and B-cell lymphomas.},
  author={Alessandra Scarabello and Bernd Leinweber and Marco Ardig{\`o} and Arno Ruetten and Alfred Christian Feller and Helmut Kerl and Lorenzo Cerroni},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1259-68}
}
The presence of a granulomatous reaction in lesions of cutaneous lymphomas has been described in the past in several cases. Especially in mycosis fungoides, a "granulomatous" variant of the disease has been well characterized. We studied the clinicopathologic features of cutaneous lymphomas with prominent granulomatous reaction, including both cutaneous T-cell lymphomas and B-cell lymphomas (primary cutaneous lymphoma 22, secondary cutaneous lymphoma one). Biopsies of 23 patients with… CONTINUE READING