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Woringer-Kolopp syndrome

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A rare and chronic skin disease presenting scaling erythematous lesions with dense intraepidermal infiltration characteristic of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Affects young adults. Isolated plaque on distal part of legs, slowly expanding. Other symptoms may be intestinal colic, headache, paleness, pale face, loss of appetite, delayed growth, hepatomegaly, slightly discoloured faeces, strong thirst and personality changes with fatigability, moodiness and hot temper.


  • F. Woringer, P. Kolopp:
    Lésion érythemato-squameuse polycyclique de l’avant-bras évoluant depuis 6 ans chez un garçonnet de 13 ans. Histologiquement infiltrat intra-épidermique d’apparance tumorale.
    Annales de dermatologie et de syphilographie, Paris, 1939, 10: 945-958.
  • Adolphe Dupont, H. Brosens and Roger Vandaele:
    Tumeurs fibro-pithiliales de Pinkus.
    Archives belges de dermatologie et syphiligraphie, Bruxelles, 1957, 13: 221.
  • Adolphe Dupont and Roger Vandaele:
    Un cas de tumeur melanique chez un poisson albinos protopterus annectens owen du Congo. S. A. Soc Royale Zool 1959 No. 11.
  • A. Dupont, R. Vandaele:
    Réticulose cutanée épidermotrope accompagnée de lesions gastriques et vertebrales.
    Archives belges de dermatologie et syphiligraphie, Bruxelles, 1959, 15: 267-274.

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