Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 14, 2019
  • Author: Gauri Panse, MBBS, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

How is cutaneous pseudolymphoma classified?

What is the pathophysiology of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What causes cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is drug-induced pseudolymphoma syndrome?

Which types of drugs cause cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the prevalence of cutaneous pseudolymphoma in the US?

What is the global prevalence of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What are racial predilections of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What are sexual predilections of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Which age groups have the highest prevalence of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the prognosis of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the mortality and morbidity associated with cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is included in the patient education about cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic in cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Which physical findings are characteristic of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

DDX

How is cutaneous pseudolymphoma differentiated from drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome?

What are the differential diagnoses for Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma?

Workup

What is the role of B-cell receptor gene rearrangement studies in the workup of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

How is cutaneous pseudolymphoma diagnosed?

What is the role of T-cell receptor gene rearrangement studies in the workup of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the role of immunoglobulin light-chain analysis in the workup of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the role of biopsy in the workup of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Which histologic findings are characteristic of drug-induced cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Treatment

How is cutaneous pseudolymphoma treated?

What is the role of medications in the treatment of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is the role of surgery in the treatment of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

What is included in the long-term monitoring of cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Medications

What are the goals of drug treatment for cutaneous pseudolymphoma?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Cutaneous Pseudolymphoma?