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J Am Acad Dermatol. 1997 May;36(5 Pt 2):876-80.

Is cutaneous plasmacytosis a distinct clinical entity?

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  • 1Division of Dermatology, Ogikubo Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Abstract

We describe a Japanese patient with cutaneous plasmacytosis whose clinical course we observed for 5 years. We also review 26 patients with this condition, including 24 Japanese and two non-Japanese, reported in detail. This review revealed that this condition has characteristic clinical and pathologic features and should be considered a distinct clinical entity. The reason for the predominant occurrence of cutaneous plasmacytosis in Japanese patients is unknown.

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