Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Lymphoma and related disorders - B cell neoplasms
Hodgkin lymphoma of skin

Topic Completed: 1 June 2012

Revised: 12 April 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

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

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Hodgkin lymphoma. website. Accessed July 23rd, 2019.
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
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