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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology


A Diagnostic Dilemma: Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia Imitating Cylindromas


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Author Details: Balvinder Kaur, Khayati Singla

Volume : 1

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-4729

Print ISSN : 2581-4710

Article First Page : 40

Article End Page : 41


Abstract

Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia (ALHE) is a benign but locally proliferating vascular lesion comprising vascular channels lined by plump epitheloid endothelial cells surrounded by a lymphocytic and eosinophilic infiltrate. It presents as clustered red to brown coloured translucent nodules around the ear or the hairline in young adults. We hereby report a case of elderly female presenting as multiple nodular lesions on scalp imitating cylindromas showing the histopathological findings suggestive of ALHE.

Key Words: Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia, Scalp, Cylindromas