Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin

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

Revised: 13 October 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin. website. Accessed October 16th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • May be a variant of lymphoid hyperplasia
  • Related to discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Violaceous nodules of head and neck or trunk
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Courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick

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Bilateral lid ectropion

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lymphocytes and plasmacytoid monocytes, no distinct epidermal changes
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Chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate