Lymphomatoid Papulosis Questions & Answers

Updated: Oct 29, 2018
  • Author: John A Zic, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is the pathophysiology of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What causes lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is the prevalence of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) in the US?

What are the racial predilections of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What are the sexual predilections of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is the prognosis of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is included in patient education about lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which physical findings are characteristic of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

DDX

Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnoses of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What are the differential diagnoses for Lymphomatoid Papulosis?

Workup

What is the role of lab tests in the workup of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is the role of skin biopsy in the diagnosis of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What are the histologic subtypes of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which immunophenotyping and molecular findings are characteristic of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

How is lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) staged?

Treatment

How is lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP) treated?

Which specialist consultations are beneficial to patients with lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which activity modifications are used in the treatment of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Medications

What is the goal of the medical treatment of lymphomatoid papulosis (LyP)?

Which medications in the drug class Phototherapy agents are used in the treatment of Lymphomatoid Papulosis?

Which medications in the drug class Antimetabolites are used in the treatment of Lymphomatoid Papulosis?