A skin lymphoepithelial tumor (skin lymphadenoma).

A P Baptista, O Tellechea, J P Reis

Abstract


The study of a case of cutaneous lymphadenoma and a literature review allowed us to verify that, in contrast to immunohistochemical findings, clinical and histological dates are basically reproducible. Accordingly the eccrine or hair follicle natures of the pleonasm cannot be either excluded or confirmed. The initial terms "cutaneous lympho-epithelial tumor" or "epithelial lymphohistiocytic tumor" seem more suitable than that of "cutaneous lymphadenoma" to describe this peculiar skin neoplasm.

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