Clinical Features

The overall estimated prevalence is 1-2 cases per 1,000,000 population with a male: female ratio of 1.5:1 (2). Usually, LyP affects people in their third or fourth decade (median age:45 years), but it can be seen in patients of all ages.

LyP is characterized by disseminated papules or nodules, which evolve and regress over a few weeks sometimes leaving behind scars. Often several papules are clustered (Fig. 1). The number of lesions in LyP can vary from few to hundreds (3). Although no definite predilection site has been identified, LyP lesions more often arise on the trunk, especially the buttocks, and extremities. In contrast to CD30+ LTCL, the face is less frequently involved in LyP. The individual LyP lesion starts as an erythematous, usually asymptomatic papule (initial stage). Within days or

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