Journal of Cosmetology & Trichology

ISSN: 2471-9323

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Common Imitators of Subcutaneous Panniculitis-like T-Cell Lymphoma


Tatsiana Pukhalskaya

The differential diagnosis of a lobular panniculitis without vasculitis can be extensive. This review article is based on a case we recently described and is aimed to address the most common variants of lobular panniculitis that could be mistaken for Subcutaneous Panniculitis-Like T-cell Lymphoma (SPTCL). The neoplastic lymphocytes express CD8+ with rearranged an α/β subunit of the T-cell receptor. Cytotoxic markers are always expressed (TIA1, perforin, and granzyme B), but CD56 and CD30 are consistently negative


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