Lymphomatous skin infiltration at the site of previous varicella zoster virus infection in a patient with T cell lymphoma

Paydas S. , Sahin B., Yavuz S., TUNCER I., Gonlusen G.

LEUKEMIA & LYMPHOMA, cilt.37, ss.229-234, 2000 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 37
  • Basım Tarihi: 2000
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3109/10428190009057651
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.229-234


Cutaneous infiltrations in hemopoietic neoplasias are not uncommon. They are generally localized on the legs, arms, back, anterior chest, scalp and face. In rare cases specific infiltration of neoplastic cells is localized in the site of herpes tester and herpes simplex scars. In this report a case with T cell lymphoma in leukemic phase with skin infiltration in the previous Varicella Zoster Virus (VZV) site of infection is reported and Literature is reviewed.