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March 1986

Cutaneous Lesions of Lymphomatoid Granulomatosis

Author Affiliations

From the Division of Dermatology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis.

Arch Dermatol. 1986;122(3):303-306. doi:10.1001/archderm.1986.01660150081020

• Lymphomatoid granulomatosis is a rare multisystem disease involving the lungs, skin, and nervous system. The cutaneous disease may be the presenting complaint. A case with nodular and annular infiltrated lesions is reported to encourage the inclusion of lymphomatoid granulomatosis in the differential diagnosis of similar lesions. Prompt diagnosis and early long-term treatment with cyclophosphamide and prednisone can lead to prolonged remissions of this disease. If relapse occurs, prompt treatment with the same regimen may again induce a remission.

(Arch Dermatol 1986;122:303-306)