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Cutaneous lymphadenoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14639395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cutaneous lymphadenoma is a rare tumor with distinctive histologic features. This entity was originally described as lymphoepithelial tumor by Santa Cruz and Barr in 1987. It was renamed cutaneous lymphadenoma in 1991. To date, at least 31 cases of this entity have been reported. The literature did not contain a clinical photograph of this lesion. A case of this rare tumor is described that includes clinical and histologic features. The literature regarding the unclear histogenesis of this distinctive tumor is reviewed. This report is one of a only few clinical illustrations of cutaneous lymphadenoma. Consistent with previous reports, the histologic findings in this case include basaloid proliferation and intraepithelial lymphocytes. The usual initial clinical diagnosis is basal cell carcinoma localized mainly to the head and neck area. The incidence is approximately equal in male and female patients. Excision of this benign neoplasm is curative. Controversy exists regarding the histogenesis of this tumor.
Aziz Alsadhan; Moba Taher; Mohammad Shokravi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Volume:  49     ISSN:  0190-9622     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Acad. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-25     Completed Date:  2004-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907132     Medline TA:  J Am Acad Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1115-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Dermatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Lymphoma / pathology*
Skin Neoplasms / pathology*

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