Skin nonmelanocytic tumor

Lymphoma and related disorders (see also Lymphoma chapter)


Jessner lymphocytic infiltration of skin

Topic Completed: 1 June 2012

Minor changes: 15 October 2020

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PubMed search: Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration [title] skin

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Jessner lymphocytic infiltration of skin. website. Accessed December 7th, 2021.
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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Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

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Bilateral lid ectropion

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lymphocytes and plasmacytoid monocytes, no distinct epidermal changes
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Chronic inflammatory cell infiltrate


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