Type A lymphomatoid papulosis presenting as an eyelid ulcer in a young man

Orbit. 2019 Dec;38(6):495-499. doi: 10.1080/01676830.2018.1563198. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Abstract

We present the case of an ulcerative lesion of the eyelid as first presentation of type A lymphomatoid papulosis (LP) in a young adult. LP is a rare cutaneous lymphoproliferative disease with a risk of associated systemic or cutaneous lymphoma.

Keywords: Cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders; eyelid lymphoma; eyelid lymphomatoid papulosis; eyelid ulcer; type A lymphomatoid papulosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Betamethasone / therapeutic use
  • Biomarkers, Tumor / metabolism
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Eosinophils / pathology
  • Eyelid Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Eyelid Diseases / drug therapy
  • Eyelid Diseases / metabolism
  • Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
  • Histiocytes / pathology
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
  • Lymphocytes / pathology
  • Lymphomatoid Papulosis / diagnosis*
  • Lymphomatoid Papulosis / drug therapy
  • Lymphomatoid Papulosis / metabolism
  • Male
  • Methotrexate / therapeutic use
  • Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Skin Neoplasms / drug therapy
  • Skin Neoplasms / metabolism
  • Ulcer / diagnosis*
  • Ulcer / drug therapy
  • Ulcer / metabolism

Substances

  • Biomarkers, Tumor
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Betamethasone
  • Methotrexate