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Pautrier-Woringer syndrome

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Adenopathy with lipomelanotic deposits in enlarged lymph nodes occurring in association with a variety of chronic non-specific pruritic skin disorders. Pruritus may or may not be present. The skin affections may include neurodermatitis, eczema, exfoliative dermatitis, parakeratosis, pemphigus foliaceous, and atrophia senilis. In some instances the adenopathy is so marked that it suggests a malignant process.


  • L. M. Pautrier, F. Woringer:
    Note préliminaire sur un tableu histologique particulier de lésions ganglionnaires accompagnant des éruptions dermatologiques généralisées, prurigineuses, de type clinique différentes.
    Bulletin de la Société française de dermatologie et de syphiligraphie, Paris, 1932, 39: 947-955.
  • L. M. Pautrier, F. Woringer:
    Contribution à l’étude de l’histo-physiologique cutanée; à propos d’un aspect histo-pathologique nouveau du ganglion lymphatique; la réticulose lipo-mélanique accompagnant certaines dermatoses généralisées; les échanges entre la peau et le ganglion.
    Annales de dermatologie et de syphilographie, Paris, 1937; 8: 257-273.

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