lipomelanotic reticulosis

lipomelanotic reticulosis

[‚lip·ə‚mel·ə′näd·ik ri‚tik·yə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
A form of lymph node hyperplasia characterized by preservation of the architectural structure, inflammatory exudate, and hyperplasia of the reticulum cells which show phagocytosis of hemosiderin, melanin, and occasionally fat. Also known as dermatopathic lymphadenitis.
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DL, also known as lipomelanotic reticulosis or Pautrier-Woringer disease, represents a rare form of benign lymphatic hyperplasia associated with most exfoliative or eczematoid inflammatory erythrodermas, including pemphigus, psoriasis, eczema, neurodermatitis, and atrophia senilis.