Skin nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Hodgkin lymphoma of skin

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 September 2018, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed search: Hodgkin [title] lymphoma of skin NOT non

Cite this page: Hale, C. Hodgkin lymphoma. website. Accessed December 12th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Usually indicates stage IV disease
  • Rarely is primary in skin
Case reports
Clinical images

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Ulcerating skin lesion due to Hodgkin lymphoma

Gross description
  • Nodules or papules distal to involved lymph nodes
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Reed-Sternberg cells and CD30

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma / granulomatous slack skin disease
  • Lymphomatoid papulosis
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
Additional references