Key clinical point: Cutavirus may not have a primary role in cutaneous lymphomas.
Major finding: Cutavirus was identified in 6 (3.2%) of 189 lymphoma biopsies.
Study details: The data come from 130 patients with cutaneous B-cell lymphoma or cutaneous T-cell lymphoma and a total of 189 biopsy specimens.
Disclosures: The study was funded by the German National Reference Center for Papilloma- and Polyomaviruses. The researchers had no financial conflicts to disclose.
Kreuter A et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jun 27. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1628.