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Parvovirus not seen in cutaneous lymphoma biopsy specimens

Kreuter A et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jun 27. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1628.

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.

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Citation:

Kreuter A et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2018 Jun 27. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2018.1628.