Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma Differential Diagnoses

Updated: May 17, 2016
  • Author: Christine J Ko, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Although overlap exists between drug-induced pseudolymphoma syndrome and drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome, distinguishing these entities is important because drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome has up to a 10% mortality rate and requires specific therapy. [6] If associated symptoms include lymphadenopathy, organomegaly, diffuse lymphadenopathy, and constitutional symptoms, drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome should be considered.

Differential Diagnoses