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Spring 2011, Vol. 19 No. 1

Hong Kong J. Dermatol. Venereol. (2011) 19, 30-34


Case Report

A middle-aged man with self-healing papulonecrotic lesions over the trunk and proximal limbs

JC Chan 陳俊彥, N Trendell-Smith, CK Yeung 楊志強

Abstract
Lymphomatoid papulosis is a clinically benign, but histologically malignant form of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Regular surveillance is warranted to monitor development of another systemic lymphoma. We report a case of lymphomatoid papulosis, presenting as widespread papulonecrotic skin lesions. The patient developed multiple asymptomatic, self-healing lesions over the trunk and proximal limbs which resolved spontaneously within 3 months.