Novel Use of 308-nm Excimer Laser to Treat a Primary Cutaneous CD30+ Lymphoproliferative Nodule
April 2007 | Volume 6 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 440 | Copyright © April 2007
John L. Meisenheimer MD
CD30+ cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders, the second most common cutaneous T cell lymphoma after mycosis fungoides,
represent a spectrum of conditions ranging from lymphomatoid papulosis to borderline CD30+ lesions to anaplastic
large-cell lymphoma. We report the case of a solitary cutaneous CD30+ lymphoproliferative nodule that was successfully
treated with a 308-nm excimer laser. Our findings suggest that the 308-nm excimer laser may be a safe, effective, and welltolerated
therapy for primary localized CD30+ cutaneous lymphoproliferative lesions.