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pagetoid reticulosis

Friday 6 January 2017

Woringer-Kolopp disease

Definition: Pagetoid reticulosis is a rare variant of mycosis fungoides that presents with a large, usually single, erythematous, slowly growing scaly plaque containing an intraepidermal proliferation of neoplastic T lymphocytes.

Histopathologically, this disease has distinctive attributes.

Differential diagnosis

- lymphomatoid papulosis type D and with 6p25.3
- agressive epidermotropic CD8+ lymphoma
- Ketron-Goodman disease

See also

- cutaneous T-cell lymphoma
- mycosis fungoides
- pagetoid reticulosis
- cutaneous tumors

Open references

- Pagetoid Reticulosis: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature.
Larson K, Wick MR.
Dermatopathology (Basel). 2016 Mar 4;3(1):8-12. doi : 10.1159/000444660
PMID: 27195265 Free

- Woringer-Kolopp disease mimicking psoriasis.
Wang SC, Mistry N.
CMAJ. 2015 Nov 17;187(17):1310. doi : 10.1503/cmaj.141318. No abstract available
PMID: 26303240 Free

- Pagetoid reticulosis Woringer-Kolopp type, a particular variant of mycosis fungoides: a case report.
Morariu SH, Rotaru M, Vartolomei MD, Turcu M, Chiotoroiu AL, Suciu M, Cotoi OS.
Rom J Morphol Embryol. 2014;55(4):1469-72.
PMID: 25611283 Free