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Unusual CD8 positive lymphomatoid papulosis in childhood


Lymphomatoid Papulosis (LyP) is a rare disorder characterized by a self-healing eruption of papules and small nodules with histopathologic features mimicking a cutaneous T-cell lymphoma CD 30+. We report a 15-year-old girl with CD8+ T-cells, an unusual phenotype in this disease. The clinical and pathological differential diagnoses are discussed.

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