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November 1959


AMA Arch Derm. 1959;80(5):636-638. doi:10.1001/archderm.1959.01560230122035

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Lymphocytoma Cutis (Follicular Lymphoma?). Presented (by invitation) by Dr. Frederick Urbach and Dr. J. Goldstein.

The patient, a white man aged 52, of good general appearance, presented on the left shoulder several reddish-purple nodules, firm and poorly demarcated. These formed an irregular circinate strip of nodular infiltrate. Previous biopsies showed lymphocytoma cutis. The condition began some 15 years ago as an isolated pink nodule on the left arm, gradually progressing to form nodules and irregular half-circles. The patient has been treated by Dr. Tulipan, in New York, and Dr. Pillsbury, in Philadelphia, with roentgen ray, grenz ray, prednisone, and triamcinolone. He has had no treatment in the past two months, and there has been recurrence of lesions, associated with itching and burning.

The complete blood count was within normal limits.

The report on the biopsy specimen was ``Lymphocytoma cutis (follicular lymphoma?)"

The patient has been treated with 9,000 r

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