Fatal cytotoxic cutaneous lymphoma presenting as ulcerative psoriasis.

  title={Fatal cytotoxic cutaneous lymphoma presenting as ulcerative psoriasis.},
  author={Roger H. Weenig and Nneka I Comfere and Lawrence E. Gibson and Javier Alonso-Llamazares and Mark D. P. Davis and Mark R. Pittelkow and Rokea A. el-Azhary},
  journal={Archives of dermatology},
  volume={145 7},
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a common, nonulcerative skin disorder. OBSERVATIONS We describe 3 men recently referred to our institution for evaluation and treatment of severe, ulcerative psoriasis that ultimately was determined to be aggressive, cytotoxic, cutaneous lymphoma. Each had a history of relatively indolent, nonulcerative patches and plaques (duration, 2-45 years) that changed to ulcerated lesions; these rapidly progressed and eventuated in death. CONCLUSIONS The clinical… CONTINUE READING


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