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

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Cite this page: Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of skin. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocyticjessners.html. Accessed December 4th, 2016.
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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Bilateral lid ectropion

Micro Description
  • Lymphocytes and plasmacytoid monocytes, no distinct epidermal changes
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Chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate

CD3