Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Lymphoma and related disorders
Hodgkin lymphoma of skin

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 October 2016, last major update June 2012

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PubMed search: Hodgkin [title] lymphoma of skin NOT non

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Definition / general
  • Usually indicates stage IV disease
  • Rarely is primary in skin
Case reports
Clinical images
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Ulcerating skin lesion due to Hodgkin lymphoma

Gross description
  • Nodules or papules distal to involved lymph nodes
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Reed-Sternberg cells and CD30

Positive stains
Negative stains
Differential diagnosis
  • Mycosis fungoides
  • Cutaneous T cell lymphoma / granulomatous slack skin disease
  • Lymphomatoid papulosis
  • Anaplastic large cell lymphoma
Additional references