Surg Pathol Clin 2017 Jun 18;10(2):429-453. Epub 2017 Mar 18.
Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Services (HMDS), Level 3, Bexley Wing, St James's University Hospital, Leeds LS9 7TF, UK. Electronic address:
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated lymphoproliferations involving the skin are a rare but important group of diseases with a broad spectrum of behavior, ranging from self-limiting spontaneously resolving disorders to highly aggressive malignancies. They may be of B, T, or natural killer (NK) cell type and include EBV-positive mucocutaneous ulcer, lymphomatoid granulomatosis, EBV-positive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, hydroa vacciniforme-like lymphoproliferative disorder, and extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma of nasal type. Recognition and distinction of these entities is important in view of their differing prognoses and treatments. Read More