Lymphoid Pathology

  • John R. HamillJr
  • Michael B. Morgan


Lymphocytic infiltrates are near inviolate accompaniments of cutaneous dermal pathology. Lymphocytes in variant numbers can be seen in the vicinity of superficial dermal vessels and the adnexae in most biopsys specimens. Increased numbers of lymphocytes may, however, represent a pathologic condition of a diverse etiology. These entities encompass a variety of inflammatory (i.e., acne/rosacea), infections (i.e., herpes simplex virus) and neoplastic (i.e., lymphoma) conditions. Each of these diseases’ states with particular attention to its histologic presentation in the setting of frozen sections or Mohs pathology are presumed herein.


Herpes Simplex Lymphoid Hyperplasia Lymphoid Infiltrate Deep Dermis Cutaneous Lymphoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John R. HamillJr
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michael B. Morgan
    • 3
  1. 1.Gulf Coast DermatologyTampaUSA
  2. 2.University of South Florida, and Director, Advance Dermatological Surgery, James A. Haley Veterans HospitalTampaUSA
  3. 3.Bay Area Dermatopathology Ameripath, and Director of Primary Care Institute, Dermpath DiagnosticsUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine, and Director, Dermatopathology, Haley V.A. Hospital, and Managing DirectorTampaUSA

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