CD4+/CD56+ Hematodermic neoplasm (plasmacytoid dendritic cell tumor)

Michael Shiman, Robb Marchione, Paolo Romanelli, Javier Alonso-Llamazares

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A 60-year-old male presented with multiple, purplish-red, nodules and plaques. After a complete work-up, he was diagnosed with CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm. We review the clinical, pathological, and immunohistochemical features of this disease. CD4+/CD56+ hematodermic neoplasm, which is also known as blastic natural killer-cell lymphoma, is a rare, aggressive neoplasm with a strong predilection for skin involvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5
JournalDermatology online journal
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology


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