Cutaneous lymphoma

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Cutaneous lymphoma
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(Primary) cutaneous B-cell lymphoma in left lower leg.

Cutaneous lymphoma, also known as lymphoma cutis, is when lymphoma involves the skin.[1] It is characterized by a proliferation of lymphoid tissue.[2]

There are two main classes of lymphomas that affect the skin:[citation needed]


  1. Paller, Amy S.; Mancini, Anthony J. (2015). Hurwitz Clinical Pediatric Dermatology: A Textbook of Skin Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence (5 ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 240. ISBN 978-0-323-24476-3. Archived from the original on 2022-04-02. Retrieved 2021-03-21.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.