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Lymphocytic infiltrate (Jessner)

Synonym:

Benign lymphocytic infiltrate of Jessner-Kanof

Jessner's lymphocytic infiltrate is a presumably sun-induced, chronic, benign lymphocytic infiltrate, usually of the face.
Red to violaceous nodules and plaques develop and, sometimes, regress spontaneously.
Usually asymptomatic, lesions can be pruritic.

Treatment:

  • Topical, intralesional, or systemic steroids can be effective.
lymphocytic infiltrate


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